[Mimedefang] Re: Rejecting spam
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jul 11 19:30:53 EDT 2008
on 7-11-2008 3:05 PM Nigel Allen spake the following:
> Running our mail server on FC6 with the following installed:
> It's a plain vanilla install with no tweaks done.
> I would like to get mimedefang to do the following (assuming that it's
> - Check the validity of the senders address by connecting to their MX
> and attempting a delivery. If it gets refused we reject the delivery.
Not considered polite anymore, and many systems will blacklist you for doing so.
> - Check inside each email looking for spamvertised web sites checking
> against SURBL and rejecting the mail if it gets a positive.
Sure on this one. You just have to write all the filters yourself or find some
> I thought the second one was a gimme (according to the documentation I
> have read) but it appears that a mailserver evolving for years and that
> I migrated from MailScanner to Mimedefang has overcome it.
So you migrated from a working MailScanner install so you could start over again?
> Can anyone suggest a good source of reading material for wrestling these
> three packages to the ground and getting them to play nice together?
And also toss in virus scanning somewhere.
> Alternatively if anyone has a magic wand they can wave for me.....
Sorry... Too busy pulling rabbits out of hats! ;-P
MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!
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