BarricadeMX experiences

Richard Frovarp Richard.Frovarp at
Thu Jul 26 15:39:56 IST 2007

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Richard Frovarp wrote on Wed, 25 Jul 2007 11:32:06 -0500:
>> The OP did say he was running sbl+xbl at the mta
> Yes, but that seems to be the only "protection" for the MTA. Looking at 
> our figures Spamhaus rejections (although the single most source of 
> rejections) account for only 20% of our rejections after greylisting (not 
> sure if rejections occur before or after greylisting). For instance I 
> reject almost as much because of bogus HELOs. Which is also part of 
> BarricadeMX.
> Kai

 From my testing it goes:

greet pause
bad user

I'm guessing that the bogus HELOs would be around the rbl time. 
greylisting doesn't reject until the rcpt to, and it does it before a 
valid user check is done against LDAP.

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