New Milter coming
Alex Neuman van der Hans
alex at nkpanama.com
Thu Nov 30 18:30:26 GMT 2006
I'd love to test it; it would be excellent if combined efforts from
several spamtraps could be combined in ONE dnsbl. I could create a
country-specific DNSBL which I'd be willing to host myself for the
Republic of Panama, although I *have* been getting a lot of Guatemalan
spam for no apparent reason :-)
Dennis Willson wrote:
> I don't use postfix and I have not looked at their interface so probably
> not. I will do some looking around for their interface information and
> see what it would take to make it work there.
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 15:14:01 -0500
> Gerard Seibert <gerard at seibercom.net> wrote:
>> On Tuesday November 28, 2006 at 02:39:24 (PM) 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.
>> Will this milter be compatible with Postfix. I presently have the
>> development version -- 2.4 -- installed. I know that clamav-milter does
>> not work correctly which is one of the reasons I abandoned it.
> Dennis Willson
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