How to block all email sent to a specific email address?

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at
Tue Mar 7 19:53:10 GMT 2006

Jody Cleveland wrote:
> Hello,
> Is it possible to create a rule that would blacklist all mail coming
> in for a specific email address?
> Kind of like blacklist *@* to *
> - jody

Of course.  If you're using Sendmail, look into the access file.  You
can block it at the MTA level there.  I'm sure you can do it w/other
MTAs as well, but not sure how.  In MailScanner look in the rules
directory at spam.blacklist.rules (IIFC.  There's examples in there...

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