mx2.freebsd.org in dnsbl.sorbs.net
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Thu Feb 3 09:01:22 PST 2005
On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Warren Block wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Erik Norgaard wrote:
>> Just to clarify myself, mx2.freebsd.org is listed in dnsbl.sorbs.net and
>> spam.dnsbl.sorbs.net but NOT in smtp.dnsbl.sorbs.net
>> I just checked sorbs spamdb faq, they require a fine of $50 per spam mail
>> donated to charity!? - is FreeBSD ok as charity? - to delist a server, with
>> the exception if it happens due to blocking a whole netblock.
> If you're using sendmail:
> cd /etc/mail
> edit access and add:
> # FreeBSD mailers
> 22.214.171.124 OK
> 126.96.36.199 OK
> Save and 'make maps'.
>> Time to block sorbs I guess...
> Unless SORBS is trying to send you email, what would that accomplish?
> If you use SORBS and don't like their policies, just stop using them. Or
> explicitly allow mail from the IP addresses you want, as above.
What I'm more curiuos about is *how* the FreeBSD mail servers go onto the
list in the first place ... did someone submit them because they couldn't
figure out how to unsubscribe, and got tired of receiving freebsd-* mail?
Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org Yahoo!: yscrappy ICQ: 7615664
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