Who does RBL checks - MailScanner or SpamAssassin?

Martin Hepworth martinh at solid-state-logic.com
Wed Jun 7 14:55:01 IST 2006


Nope - my SA/MS machine is a gateway machine and dedicated to the task - if
that machine gets compromised (hey its connected to the internet) I don't
loose anything else.

Martin Hepworth 
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

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> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Res
> Sent: 07 June 2006 10:56
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: RE: Who does RBL checks - MailScanner or SpamAssassin?
> Hi Martin,
> On Wed, 7 Jun 2006, Martin Hepworth wrote:
> > Res
> >
> > Yes that's another option, but I find this type of blacklist give too
> many
> > false positives. I prefer to get SA to do it, and merely add to the spam
> > score.
> Ever tried running S.A on servers that do serious work, and want your mail
> out of the queue and delivered the same week ? :)
> (I do run SA on the machines that can handle it though, but thats like 2
> out of many)
> I use SORBS, spamhaus and spamcop, I trust them pretty much, SORBS can be
> an issue with hotmail at times, when it gets to level 2 complaint level we
> remove SORBS until its cleared up. I rather not waste any more resources
> on privacy invading dweebs than I have to, hence why I prefere MTA.
> >
> --
> Cheers
> Res
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