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Re: Which Spam Block List to use for a network?



On Thursday 24 June 2004 08:17, Kilian Krause wrote:
> Hi Mark,
>
> Am Do, den 24.06.2004 schrieb Mark Bucciarelli um 14:06:
> > I'm pretty sure this is incorrect.  SPF checks the MAIL-FROM: header,
> > not From:, so I think this case should work fine ...
>
> so you mean this will also cut down the secondary spam through
> mailinglists (which have a proper SPF most probably). 

No.  I meant that I send my domain mail through my ISP's SMTP server and I 
can setup my domain's DNS txt record so this works with SPF.

[BTW, debian.org does not have an SPF entry.]

> How is that MTA 
> gonna see within the MAIL FROM whom this was forwarded for?
> I mean, the general issue (for me) is not the spam i receive directly
> through my primary host, but those that's forwarding email-addresses,
> which have a whitelisted mx host re-sending me the spam they accepted

It's the other server's responsibility, not yours.  I guess you have the 
option not to whitelist them, since they send you spam.

Regards,

Mark



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