postgrey question

Bill Moran wmoran at
Wed Jun 1 10:55:17 PDT 2005

Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at> wrote:

> On Jun 1, 2005, at 1:33 PM, Bill Moran wrote:
> > Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at> wrote:
> >> Are there instructions you know of for the installation to get 
> >> postgrey
> >> to integrate with postfix from ports on FreeBSD?  (Huh?)
> >>
> >> Um...let's rephrase.  Is there a reference of what needs to be done
> >> after running "make install" in the postgrey port directory to get
> >> postfix to see it and use it, preferably without killing the working
> >> amavisd?
> >
> > You'll need to put the following in /etc/rc.conf:
> > postgrey_enable="YES"
> > as specified by the port, and enter a line like:
> > check_policy_service
> > in /usr/local/etc/postfix/ (please check the Postgrey docs, I'm 
> > pulling
> > this from memory and I'm not 100% sure it's exactly right).
> That's where I was a little confused (kirk?  Insight, clarification?) 
> because I thought that line would have it pass the message to another 
> queue on port 10023 of the localhost, like the way Amavis runs.  I 
> didn't know if that meant it would be running three postfix queues now 
> or if it is just a misunderstanding on my part.

It's a misunderstanding on your part.  For more details, read the Postfix
docs on the policy service hook.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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