mailscanner as a front-end, help!
Jeff A. Earickson
jaearick at colby.edu
Mon Aug 27 14:56:50 IST 2007
I slid my legacy MailScanner system back in front of my email
appliance this morning to block spam. I've got a problem with
non-existent/dictionary attack addresses now. They get sent
on to the appliance, who doesn't know the address, thence back
to the front-end, unroutable -- mail loop, too many hops.
I need MailScanner/sendmail to kill non-existent addresses up
front. I found milter-ahead (costs euros). Any other ideas?
Virtusertables, like http://q.queso.com/archives/002025?
My setup: sendmail 8.14.1, MailScanner 4.62.9, SA and the other
anti-spam additions. sendmail running as "define(`MAIL_HUB'"
setting to pass all (non-spam) email on to the appliance for
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