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Re: testing postfix' maps_rbl config?

On Mon, 19 May 2003, Mark Lijftogt wrote:

> Hope this helps,
> Cheers,
> Mark
> maps_rbl_domains = sbl.spamhaus.org,
> Quote from spamhaus.org (from their faq):
> Once you have set up your mail server to use sbl.spamhaus.org, you can test
> to see if the SBL blocking is working by sending an email (any email) to:
> nelson-sbl-test@crynwr.com (you must send the email from the mail server
> which you wish to test). The Crynwr system robot will answer you to tell you
> if your server is correctly blocking SBL-listed IPs or not.

Yes - that provided confirmation that my suspicions were right: the rbl
config was NOT working :-(

I had:

> > maps_rbl_domains = proxies.blackholes.wirehub.net.,
> >                 dnsbl.njabl.org.,
> >                 query.bondedsender.org.,
> >                 bl.spamcop.net.,
> >                 relays.ordb.org.,
> >                 inputs.relays.osirusoft.com.

(plus I added sbl.spamhaus.org.).

Turns out the problem was the trailing dots.  Odd, 'coz it definitely used
to work with the trailing dots with the postfix in potato.


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