Just subscribed to the spamhaus data feed

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Fri Aug 17 10:07:02 IST 2007


Correct - giving RBL's a zero score stops them running....you *may* want to think about turning all (or most) of the other RBLS's off as well. I find it can take along time to query all 20 odd of the RBL's otherwise ;-)

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
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> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Gareth
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> Subject: Just subscribed to the spamhaus data feed
> I have just subscribed to the spamhaus data feed service and configured
> the RBL in postfix.
> In the spamassassin configuration I have added the following scores
> which I believe is all I need to do to stop spamassassin trying to query
> the spamhaus public dns servers. Is this correct?
> score __RCVD_IN_ZEN 0
> score RCVD_IN_SBL 0
> score RCVD_IN_XBL 0
> score RCVD_IN_PBL 0
> Would there be any advantage to creating rules to get spamassassin to
> query the data feed. I assume spamassassin checks all the headers so
> there might be an advantage in some cases?
> The data feed is held on the local server so there will be practically
> no performance hit.
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