OT - GreetPause question
bpirie at rma.edu
Tue Oct 28 13:41:07 GMT 2008
I haven't used this feature in the access.db myself, but the sendmail
documentation for 8.13.8 includes examples of this:
If FEATURE(`access_db') is enabled, an access database
lookup with the GreetPause tag is done using client
hostname, domain, IP address, or subnet to determine the
which strongly suggest what you're doing "should" work.
Steve Campbell wrote:
> Done a little googling, but didn't see a specific answer. Don't belong
> to the sendmail mail list, but probably should join - I belong to too
> many already.
> It's OT so I'll listen to whatever comes my way.
> I use GreetPause. I have a default time set at 5000 in my
> sendmail.mc(cf) for 5 seconds. I have my own servers set at 0 so that
> there is no delay invoked. I have found where I can put different
> delays other than zero for certain IPs to override the default in the
> sendmail.cf, but I don't see it working (or maybe the spammers are
> really following the rules and wait). The override feature of
> GreetPause may only be valid in 8.14 sendmail for values other than 0.
> So that is my question - is it valid to put something like
> "GreetPause:xx.yy.zz 20000" in my access file, remake the access.db
> in sendmail 8.13? It doesn't give a warning when I remake it, but I
> see no pre-greeting messages for the inserted values in my logs.
> Thanks for any help. I'll continue looking elsewhere as I'm sure I've
> just overlooked it.
> Steve Campbell
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