spamassassin not lethal anymore
Russell L. Carter
rcarter at pinyon.org
Thu Jan 12 21:58:18 UTC 2017
On 01/11/17 16:18, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Wed, January 11, 2017 4:00 pm, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
>> Milter greylist also helps considerably
> I'm usually using sqlgrey for greylisting. In addition to that I'm using
> amavisd (that harnesses spamassassin, clamav (and/or other anti-viruses, -
> yes, I have windows people receiving their mail on our UNIX servers), and
> variety of distributed spam signature databases. Also, in postfix
> configuration (that we use as MTA) we add some RBLs:
> reject_rbl_client zen.spamhaus.org,
> reject_rbl_client bl.spamcop.net,
> reject_rbl_client cbl.abuseat.org,
> I hope, this helps.
I had hoped I wouldn't need to do a deep dive on state-of-the-art
spam killing, but it's 2017 and the game has gotten tougher.
Thanks for these suggestions. I'm implementing greylisting, pyzor,
razor, and the above client_recipient_restrictions. dcc I don't
quite understand yet.
I think I'll phase this stuff in, with greylisting first, and see
what happens to the spam flow for each step. I am a little wary
of putting even more chunks of perl and python into the critical
Thanks a lot for the help, everyone.
(I just had a sad laugh recalling that I used to set up a mail server
in 1995 using sendmail... and nothing else but exmh as the client)
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