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Version 1 of the page is up at www.mailscanner.info/gettingthebest.html
You might find it has one or two little tricks you didn't know about.
Please do also contribute things I should add to it.
Let me know what you think!
On 26/06/2009 09:14, Julian Field wrote:
> On 25/06/2009 21:50, Gerry Maddock wrote:
>>> How about we start with
>>> MTA Blacklists: Zen, BRBL, bl.spamcop.net?
>>> MTA checks: no invalid recipients or domains at SMTP time, greet-pause,
>>> grey-listing? How to get list of valid recipients out of Exchange, or
>>> configure Exchange to reject invalid recipients at SMTP time?
>>> ClamAV: sane-security -- Which ones? Where's the table that lists the
>>> pros and cons? What are the basic ones that everyone should use?
>>> SA rulesets: SARE, KAM, sought, what others?
>>> SA tools: razor, DCC, pyzor?
>>> MailScanner Virus Scanners: clamd, other commercial fast ones?
>>> sophossavi, f-prot, f-secure?
>>> MailScanner: Don't use MCP.
>>> JKF tools: Version 2 of anti-phishing and anti-spear-phishing rulesets.
>>> DNS: Get feed of ZEN and SURBL, use one DNS server running rbldnsd for
>>> these zones.
>>> What else have I forgotten?
>>> Please can people start sending me links to the relevant sites/pages
>>> everything I have mentioned above, together with a brief summary of
>>> is legal/illegal use of anything.
>> Just wondering why you don't recommend MCP? I'm using it
>> currently and
>> wondering if I should disable it now.
> It has a huge processing overhead and as a result is very slow.
> "SpamAssassin Rule Actions" can do pretty much anything MCP can, and
> it does it enormously faster.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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