advice on anti-spam tools
Peter N. M. Hansteen
peter at bsdly.net
Tue Apr 3 12:57:30 UTC 2007
Angelin Lalev <lalev at uni-svishtov.bg> writes:
> My e-mail server is running the latest spamassassin with all of the
> black= list enabled and etc. but I still receive over 20 spam
> messages a day ("image" spam mostly).
how about greylisting? putting something like a greylisting pf/spamd
in front of your mail server kills an awful lot of spam. keep
spamassassin in there by all means, but after you start greylisting
you most likely will see the load on the machine drop considerably.
it's fairly easy to implement too.
Peter N. M. Hansteen, member of the first RFC 1149 implementation team
http://www.blug.linux.no/rfc1149/ http://www.datadok.no/ http://www.nuug.no/
"First, we kill all the spammers" The Usenet Bard, "Twice-forwarded tales"
delilah spamd: 126.96.36.199: disconnected after 42673 seconds.
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