getting to stop spam with sendmail

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Tue Jun 17 07:13:48 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Jun 17), David Banning said:
> I am interested in getting my server to bounce mail from open relays.
> I have been to the site. I have added the suggested line
> to my mc files;
> FEATURE(`dnsbl', `', ` "550 Email rejected due to sending server misconfiguration - see\#why_rejected"')dnl
> I have tried to test that it is working by adding;
> to my /etc/hosts file, as my ip address is

/etc/hosts is not examined for DNS lookups.  You'll have to set up a
fake zone in named if you want to test it on your own

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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