OT: Blocking persistent spammers using IPTables?
campbell at cnpapers.com
Thu Apr 29 17:35:53 IST 2010
I found most of that already, but somehow missed the man page. Sorry to
have caused the sigh!
Alex Broens wrote:
> On 2010-04-29 17:03, Steve Campbell wrote:
>> Philip Parsons wrote:
>>> If you are using MailScanner you should look into a program called
>>> Vispan. IT scans the maillog and compiles lists of ips to
>>> automatically block according to whatever criteria you put in
>>> place. The good thing is that it releases the ip after 5 days as
>>> most spammers are using DHCP, but if the same machines starts to
>>> spam again it then blocks it for 10 days and so for and so long.
>>> Also has a nice little web based stats page.
>> Since this is labeled OT, hope you don't mind answering a few
>> questions about Vispan, and that the list doesn't mind the
>> out-of-range stuff.
>> I don't really see how or where Vispan creates a list of IP for me. I
>> don't understand what the UseHeuristics parm is supposed to do. And I
>> haven't really found how to set up rbldnsd anywhere. All google
>> searches end in insufficient explanations, although most touch on
>> some of this. At this point in time, I have both UseAccess and
>> UseIPTables set to 0 but have try setting UseHeuristics to both 0 and
>> 1 without any difference I could see.
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