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RE: sendmail (Junk Mail)



"Robert Canary wrote:
>> Our administrator boxes get flooded with emails from spammers who are 
>> still sending massive emails to address that do not exist.  Of course 
>> sendmail sends a response back to the from header saying the account 
>> dosen't exist.  However, the sendmail server is getting those 
>> responses bounced back to them because these are junk emails with no 
>> real return address.  As a result the undeliverable mail gets sent to 
>> "postmaster".  Thus the "postmaster" email is a hoard mess of junk 
>> email bounced replies."

We have had great successwith ASSP (Anit-Spam SMTP Proxy). 

http://assp.sourceforge.net/


Job Cacka


-----Original Message-----
From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Robert Canary
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2007 1:07 PM
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: Re: sendmail (Junk Mail)


I have been looking at the spamassassin for about two days now.  I know 
the solution has somethin to do with spamc which interfaces with spamd. 
  But I still haven't seen how to get snedmail to use spamc.  The filter 
documentation talks about "milters".  So how do yo activate the spamc

Lord of Gore wrote:
> Robert Canary wrote:
>> Our administrator boxes get flooded with emails from spammers who are 
>> still sending massive emails to address that do not exist.  Of course 
>> sendmail sends a response back to the from header saying the account 
>> dosen't exist.  However, the sendmail server is getting those 
>> responses bounced back to them because these are junk emails with no 
>> real return address.  As a result the undeliverable mail gets sent to 
>> "postmaster".  Thus the "postmaster" email is a hoard mess of junk 
>> email bounced replies.
>>
>> How is being handled ?
>>
>> -- 
>> robert
>>
> Install spamassassin and reject spams. also configure SPF. This should 
> solve your problems.
> 


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