New Milter coming

Chris Sweeney csweeney at
Tue Nov 28 23:32:54 GMT 2006

Sounds interesting I would be interested in checking it out.

Dennis Willson wrote:
> I have been writing a milter I call milter-spamtrap. It allows an
> active sendmail server to also be a spamtrap or honeypot.
> You can have email addresses within a domain that is actually used for
> real users or dedicate entire domains or any combination of both as
> your honeypots.
> Upon receiving an email for an email address defined as a
> honeypot/SpamTrap, the milter will log the IP address and optionally
> the headers and/or body of the email in either a text file or to a
> MySQL database or both. It can cache in memory the IP addresses of
> offending servers and from then on block them upon connection.
> A future enhancement will be to scan the database via a cron job and
> create a DNSBL zone file for publishing a blacklist. The saved
> headers/body can be used as evidence as to why a server was
> blacklisted. Many, many configurable options including Whitelisting
> via CIDR block so some servers will never be listed as an offending
> server if you want.
> I believe I will have it ready for Beta (although I am testing/using
> it myself right now) sometime next week. I'm 'pre-announceing' so that
> if there is any interest I will package it for others to use and make
> it available and I need to do additional documenation if others are
> going to use it. If there's no interest I will just use it myself.
> --------------------------------------------------
> Dennis Willson
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> arriving safely in a nice looking and well preserved body, but rather
> to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly
> proclaiming, "WOW! WHAT A RIDE!"
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