OT: Dynamically updating /etc/mail/access
slawler at SYDNEY.NII.COM.AU
Mon Jan 6 23:38:47 GMT 2003
this looks like a great solution - but what is the performance impact?
The relay machine i'm running mailscanner on at the moment is rather old
and might not cope with being given much more to do. :-)
On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 08:20, Andrew M. Hoying wrote:
> Thank you, that looks very useful.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ben C. O. Grimm [mailto:mailscanner-sub at WIREHUB.NET]
> > Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 2:14 PM
> > To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> > Subject: Re: OT: Dynamically updating /etc/mail/access
> > On 6 Jan 2003 17:29:59 +0100, "Andrew M. Hoying"
> > <andrewh at CQG.COM> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Every day I go through and pull the top spamming domains and relays,
> > > except for the common ones that legitimate mail also comes
> > from, verify
> > > them in net-abuse.sightings and add them to /etc/mail/access as
> > > REJECTed. Is there any program which dynamically updates with new
> > > spamming domains, and verified by a human, which can be
> > used to update
> > > the /etc/mail/access.db file in near real time, instead of
> > a day later
> > > like I usually do?
> > If you have rsync, try this one:
> The spamlist (http://basic.wirehub.nl/spamlist-extended.txt, 3,5 MB) is
> updated every hour. If you like, you can just use the domain names by
> grepping "JUNK$" from http://basic.wirehub.nl/spamlist.txt.
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Stewart Lawler <slawler at sydney.nii.com.au>
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