OT: Moving URIBL from SA to MTA

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at fsl.com
Thu Jul 15 17:34:02 IST 2010

On 15/07/10 17:21, Steve Campbell wrote:
> I could have sworn this was discussed before, but couldn't find it so:
> I'm considering moving URIBL to my MTA instead of scoring it in SA. A
> quick scan of the emails that are hitting the rule indicates all most
> all of them are true spam. I might be willing to accept a false positive
> once in a while (maybe?). I don't block email with SA RBLs other than to
> score them.
> Can anyone throw some light on their experiences with this?

Sure - all of FSL customers do this.  We've had the occasional FP; but 
doing it at the SMTP level ensures that any issues are mitigated (e.g. 
the sender gets a bounce).

> What do I need to add to my sendmail.mc file to enable this if I DO move
> it to my MTA?

You'll need a milter such as milter-link to do this in Sendmail.

Kind regards,

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