rejecting mail / pattern

Alex Neuman van der Hans alex at
Sat Aug 30 16:34:08 IST 2008

Look into milter-cli from - that way you can reject  
before it gets to MailScanner.

Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 30, 2008, at 7:03 AM, "Jan Agermose" <ja at> wrote:

> Hi
> im not sure if this is mailscanner or a sendmail setting. I want to  
> be able to block mails based on TO-address. I see sometimes one of  
> my customers gets like 5000 mailer daemon mails or maybe just is hit  
> by some spam. Often its to/from something I could easy block if I  
> could use a perl pattern like ".+olga at" or something like  
> this. I know I can do this as part of the "definitly spam" setting  
> and then its blacklisted and stored - but often I simply want to  
> block the mail - like on the MTA level so its rejected and not stored.
> Can I do this in Mailscanner or is it sendmail? But if its sendmail  
> - then I cannot use patterns, right? I mean in /etc/mail/access  - I  
> can ofcause write like "olga at                        
> REJECT" equal to "*olga at".
> That would reject 1olga@ and 2olga@ and so on so Im almost there but  
> it would also reject "olga at ..."  and thats not what I want - can I  
> use patterns somehow - stronger patterns than ?
> best regards
> Jan
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