implementing SPF, which milter?

Michael Choo mikechoo at
Fri Mar 2 02:19:13 CET 2007

On 02 Mar 2007, at 5:46 AM, James Fagan wrote:

>> On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Chris Yuzik wrote:
>>> I understand that I need a milter to implement SPF (we use
> Sendmail).
>> Anyone
>>> have any recommendations?
>> smf-spf

I use spamilter

> I used this for a while. The reason I stopped using this milter is  
> that
> SO many systems have invalid spf records and some other weird  
> shared IP
> hosting
> That made it more trouble than it was worth and this was nearly
> impossible to explain to our customers. Yes, there is a whitelist you
> can impliment, but I don't want to have to add <N> domains a day to  
> this
> file.
> I love the idea of spf, but I don't think there are enough correctly
> configured domains to warrant its use. I would continue to let
> spamassassin catch them for you. Of cource your experience may be
> different then mine.

I had to disable SPF for one of our customers as they had users  
travelling in europe and middle east and were forced to use the ISP's  
SMTP server.
Anyone in Europe can verify or explain?

Michael Choo
ACTC, APP 2006

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