Reject message no from address
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 19:22:31 IST 2009
2009/6/11 Paul Lemmons <paul.lemmons at tmcaz.com>:
> This is bound to be an FAQ but for the life of me I can not find the answer.
> After an hour of searching with Google I will accept the flames if I missed
> something obvious.
> I would like to reject all messages that do not have a from address with a
> valid syntax. Particularly blank from addresses. We are getting quite a bit
> of "empty spam" (no message, blank sender, blank return path, minimal
> headers) and I would like to filter these messages. Any pointers would be
Look at the watermark feature of MailScanner, it is designed for this
purpose. Or (if your MTA support milters) look at milter-null.
For general sender address verification, the method (and "theology"...
whether to use or not:-) differ a bit depending on things like MTA
etc. But strart with the first two;-)
email: glenn < dot > steen < at > gmail < dot > com
work: glenn < dot > steen < at > ap1 < dot > se
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