Just subscribed to the spamhaus data feed

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Aug 17 10:50:13 IST 2007

Alex Broens wrote:
> On 8/17/2007 10:28 AM, Gareth wrote:
>> 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?
If you zero those rules, and you don't set up any instead, nothing is 
going to use your shiny new data feed!


Julian Field MEng CITP
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