Blacklist and delete?
dnsadmin at 1bigthink.com
Fri Aug 15 19:02:09 IST 2008
At 01:27 PM 8/15/2008, you wrote:
>I was wondering if this is possible...
>I have a few users who get tons of spam every day. MailScanner
>successfully blocks most of these through rules and/or blacklists. The
>problem is when users are viewing their quarantine, there are so many
>messages that it takes a long time to see if anything legitimate is in
>there. On servers running MailWatch with a quarantine report, the report
>has 150+ messages in it, again very time consuming to look through.
>So is it possible to have a blacklist entry that also deletes the
>message? This way the quarantine and/or the report email will not be
Slightly OT, but what I did to solve my volume problem was rbldnsd
(http://www.corpit.ru/mjt/rbldnsd.html); my own RBL. I've never
trusted any of the RBL's entirely, except maybe Zen, but then we
started doing major loads of International email and still wasn't
sure about them.
The point being, I not only took a load out of my user's inbox, but
also off my MTA, because I use my own RBL to block at MTA. I compile
my RBL list from MailWatch database of spammers and of all infected Zombies.
It really helped me!
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