antispam server setup website - comments welcome

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Tue Aug 21 08:39:23 IST 2007


Pyzor is fine, but you have to run a different server other than the broken one 'pyzor update' gives gives you...

Is the functioning one.

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

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> I would remove Pyzor. I've never been a fan of it, and get on well
> without it. It's only 2 servers which is not good for a global service.
> I would also add DCC. Very useful and very reliable. I have my own DCC
> server, which I wouldn't advise you try to set up, it was a right pain
> to get it working, even with help from the author :-( But do use DCC
> itself as a client, it helps detect a lot of spam and outages and very
> very rare. There are multiple servers on multiple sites.
> Other than those, that looks like a pretty comprehensive list.
> How much help is all the OCR stuff? I've never installed it, and again
> find that I can live happily without it.
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