also sprach Jens Gecius <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002.01.06.1520 +0100]: > OK, so, could you post your scripts? That might be very helpful for > others. > > Another question: you check in exim if that sender is a spam-address. > How exactly does that work? Do you just check the headers and then > deny transport for that mail (not receiving the body at all) or do you > receive the whole mail and send another one as failure notice to the > sender of the spam? the exim setup proposed it surely interesting as it allows SMTP level filtering, but you can only really do this on a single-user system. after some experience with anti-spam filtering, i have decided that system-wide filtering isn't adequate if you have a number of users, it should be user-based (spamassassin or spambouncer). you just can't trust your users enough to have direct influence on the way the MTA works. and you can't impose your anti-spam rules on others. aside, filtering on the sender address doesn't usually help... spammers don't reuse addresses... -- martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" net@madduck three things are certain: death, taxes and lost data. guess which has occurred.
Description: PGP signature