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Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Thu Feb 3 20:24:06 GMT 2005

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Ed Bruce wrote:

> Marcel Blenkers wrote: Marcel,
>> MailScanner offers IPBlock in CustomConfig.pm.  It does pretty much
>> what you want (as long as you use sendmail).  I have been using it
>> here for almost a year with success.
> Ok, I've seen a number of answers like this, as long as you use
> sendmail. Well we're using postfix. Does this not work with postfix? I
> see that postfix has smtpd_client_connection_rate_limit, but I've got a
> sneaky suspicion it doesn't do anything when using MailScanner or am I
> wrong and this does work???


I don't know much about postfix... but IPBlock modifies sendmail's 
access file to block bad IPs.

If postfix has a similar mechanism it could easily be modified.


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