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Thu Aug 2 15:00:02 IST 2007
That's what I do here, with no complaints from very fussy academic users.
Mikael Syska wrote:
> Little off-topic ....
> Caching dns would also lower the traffic ... or am I wrong here ?
> Is it safe to only make spams get one hit from the ZEN-SPAMHAUS, I can
> see that the default in the MailScanner.conf is 1 ?
> // ouT
> Randal, Phil wrote:
>> cbl.abuseat.org by itself gets a huge proportion of the spam here.
>> Remember that spamhaus requires a subscription for high-volume users.
>> >From http://www.spamhaus.org/zen/index.lasso
>> "Use of the Spamhaus DNSBLs via DNS queries to our public DNSBL
>> mirrors is free for low-traffic mail servers serving less than 100
>> users. Use of the Spamhaus DNSBLs by commercial or corporate
>> networks, ISPs and ESPs, requires a subscription to Spamhaus's Data
>> Feed service."
>> Phil Randal
>> Network Engineer
>> Herefordshire Council
>> Hereford, UK
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info
>>> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Kai
>>> Sent: 02 August 2007 13:31
>>> To: mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info
>>> Subject: Re: MS Hanging
>>> UxBoD wrote on Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:30:16 +0100 (BST):
>>>> Spam List = ORDB-RBL spamhaus.org spamhaus-XBL spamhaus-ZEN
>>> spamcop.net NJABL CBL RSL DSBL BLITZEDALL SORBS-DNSBL SORBS-HTTP
>>> SORBS-SOCKS SORBS-MISC SORBS-SMTP SORBS-WEB SORBS-SPAM SORBS-BLOCK
>>> SORBS-ZOMBIE SORBS-DUL SORBS-RHSBL
>>> Oh, my god. No wonder, that it's slow. Compile some stats which of
>>> these lists really
>>> give you an advantage. You will see that after two or three good
>>> ones any other will only add marginally and are not worth the query
>>> as those few are caught by SA, anyway.
>>> Especially this is totally insane (sorry):
>>> SORBS-DNSBL SORBS-HTTP SORBS-SOCKS SORBS-MISC SORBS-SMTP SORBS-WEB
>>> SORBS-SPAM SORBS-BLOCK SORBS-ZOMBIE SORBS-DUL SORBS-RHSBL
>>> These lists are all included in SORBS-DNSBL.
>>> And, as Martin, says, ZEN includes all Spamhaus lists *plus* CBL.
>>> Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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