Just subscribed to the spamhaus data feed
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Fri Aug 17 10:56:18 IST 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 10:50, Julian Field wrote:
> 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!
But I have them configured as RBL in postfix so they wont even reach
Anyway I have added an alias so that the standard dns names also go to
the data feed instead of the live servers. I have re-enabled the checks
in spamassassin as there is no real disadvantage in doing so.
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