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Re: DSPAM Setup

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, maarten wrote:

> On Friday 23 July 2004 16:27, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > On Friday 23 July 2004 15.46, ITC-Hosting wrote:
> > > We are currently running a Postfix[...]
> >
> > Since you're running postfix... <plug>you may want to have a look at
> > greylisting - the postgrey package provides this </plug>
> >
> > Unfortunately, postfix 2.1 is required, so woody users will have to
> > wait. Greylisting is a very resource-friendly way to limit spam - there
> > is a small database of envelope sender/recpt and client IP addresses,
> > and it shifts a small burden to the sending mailservers (they have to
> > queue a few mail for a few moments longer than otherwise necessary),
> > but it is rarely noticed by users at all.
> So are there -for us poor woody users out there- any alternative means to 
> deploy greylisting ?  For instance, does only postfix have greylisting or do 
> other MTAs have (or plan to have) greylisting ?

Fortunately, the package maintainer for Postfix, LaMont Jones,
backports his work to stable, and the backports work quite well:

deb http://people.debian.org/~lamont/woody-updates/ woody main
deb http://people.debian.org/~lamont/woody-build-depends/ woody main

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