MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu May 8 14:47:17 IST 2008
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Put simply, you can't use DUL lists on servers that have to accept mail
from customers' dialup (or broadband etc) IP addresses. You need to be
very selective about what DNSBL's you use.
However, you can filter out spam in other ways. Have a hunt on the Wiki
for my HOWTO from last July.
Paul McEwan wrote:
> I've been using MailScanner for the last year or so and it works great.
> But, spam is always a problem. I'm using SpamAssassin with MailScanner and
> I recently started using some blacklists. It greatly reduced the spam, but
> unfortunately, some legitimate email got blocked. People working remotely
> could not always send email because they had dynamic ips blocked by the
> blacklists. One of the ISPs was Bell South. Is there some way to get
> around this problem?
> I'm running RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 with MailScanner 4.60.8-1 and SendMail
> 8.12.11. I was trying to use the following blacklist setting:
> Spam List = SORBS-SPAM spamhaus-ZEN spamcop.net NJABL SORBS-DUL
> Any help would be great
> -- Paul
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