OT: Sendmail: stopping RBL checks for authenticated users

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Sep 13 16:29:54 IST 2006

Ian spake the following on 9/13/2006 6:27 AM:
> Hi,
> Sorry for the OT but you guys seem to know everything!
> We have a client who is a roaming user (all over Asia at the moment) and the IPs he 
> connects with sometimes end up in RBL lists.
> I want to setup the submission port (587) and configure it to allow authenticated 
> users only (no other restrictions).  Does anyone know the correct submit.mc format to 
> allow this?
> I already have smtp auth/sasl configured in the main sendmail but the RBL check are 
> done before the auth checks.
> My googling has so far come up with lots of people asking the question but no definite 
> answers.  Lots of other answers, but not this one.
> Thanks if you can help.
> Ian
AFAIR you need "feature (delay_checks)"
That way smtp auth comes first.
But I could be wrong. Just because I answered first doesn't mean I'm right.


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