[Mimedefang] greylist implemenation
jobst at barrett.com.au
Mon Mar 29 02:14:57 EDT 2010
Only one to use ;-)
Emmanuel Dreyfus (the owner) frequently is seen on the greylist mailing list, too.
Been using this for years, it works.
You need to tweak it a little and make sure that you whitelist
the mailing servers that have a "rather low frequency" ;-) of retrying.
(in my case some of the larger ISP's i.e. OPTUS, some TELSTRA servers etc).
I have had no trouble at all.
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 11:59:55AM +0100, Marcus (lists at localguru.de) wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 26.03.2010, 12:37 +1100 schrieb Jobst Schmalenbach:
> > If you use sendmail or postgres you can do that with
> > a milter, very simple install.
> I'm running sendmail on Debian/Lenny. I used milter-gris from snert.com
> for years, but would like to change now, because this milter isn't
> published under the GPL any more. Debian comes with milter-greylist
> which might be an alternative:
> May be OT, but any experiences with this filter?
> > I am not sure whether that is actually the best option
> > as all the info you need is given to the receiving server
> > at connection time (mailserver, domain, sender, recipient)
> > and doing this in mimedefang adds overhead that is not
> > necessary.
> Right. And if someone has a well working piece of mimedefang-filter
> code why not sharing it? ;)
> > But:
> > http://www.divms.uiowa.edu/~boyken/mdgreylist.html
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