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Re: [K12OSN] configuring email server



Yes, that was precisely the problem that I encountered.  I'm using the
Cyrus IMAP daemon for local delivery and couldn't easily integrate
spamassassin.  However, spampd took care of that problem for me.

Jeff


On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Tim Litwiller wrote:

> Thanks for those links,   I was under the assumption that spamassassin
> worked on the delivery side of things and didn't work on the recieving
> end. But if it will work as the incoming relay, I will probably check it
> out.
>
>
> jeffr odeon net wrote:
>
> >Personally, I like postfix better than sendmail.  It can certainly do your
> >#1 and #2.  Of course, I'm fairly certain sendmail can do both as well.
> >
> >As for your spam filtering software, I'm using spampd (which is a mail
> >relay that uses spamassassin) infront of my mail server.
> >
> >http://www.worlddesign.com/index.cfm/rd/mta/spampd.htm
> >
> >http://www.spamassassin.org/
> >
> >This was the easiest way to set it up given my configuration.  I took a
> >look at messagewall.org, and it looks like it can be run as a relay as
> >well (i.e., it accepts all messages on port 25, checks for spam and virii,
> >and then passes the message on to your MTA on a different IP and/or port).
> >
> >Spampd scores messages and adds some headers to the messages.  My users
> >that want to can filter based on those headers.  My other users that don't
> >care don't see anything unusual in the subject and/or body of the messages
> >that they receive.  The bulk of my users use Sieve (part of the Cyrus IMAP
> >package) for mail filtering.
> >
> >Granted, for a very high use mail server this sort of relay configuration
> >isn't optimal because it introduces a potential bottleneck infront of your
> >MTA.
> >
> >Also note that I haven't used MessageWall, only looked at the online docs
> >for a few minutes.
> >
> >Anyway, it's just another configuration option that you may want to look
> >at.
> >
> >Jeff
> >
> >
> >On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Tim Litwiller wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>what MTA does everyone here recommend?
> >>
> >>There are several goals I need to meet with our email server.
> >>#1  I need to accept mail for domain1.com and distribute to valid users
> >>of the system
> >>#2  I need to accept all mail for domain2.com and deliver to one user
> >>#3  I want to add http://www.messagewall.org as a spam and virus filter
> >>
> >>Currently I have sendmail configured and it is doing  #1 but I can't
> >>figure out how to do #2
> >>I have setup #3 but it is passing all mail and not scoring it, It maybe
> >>a configuration error, i am still
> >>testing different settings.
> >>
> >>I did download and install webmin to try to make configuring sendmail
> >>easier.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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