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Re: [vox-tech] Greylisting and LUGOD
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Re: [vox-tech] Greylisting and LUGOD



Is it possible to apply filtering only to non-subscribers and people who
aren't trying to subscribe to the list?  Basically so only the people who
are randomly trying to post to the mailing list directly gets filtered?

Thanks!

-Mark


On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Rod Roark wrote:

> I ran across this during my morning reading:
>
>   http://projects.puremagic.com/greylisting/whitepaper.html
>
> of which there seems to be a good Postfix implementation
> (Postfix is my MTA of choice):
>
>   http://isg.ee.ethz.ch/tools/postgrey/
>
> So I'm seriously considering putting this on my server.
>
> The effect on LUGOD would be:
>
> (1) Virtually no spam.  Mostly this is of interest to the
>     officers, as the mailing lists already require
>     registration in order to post; however spammers might
>     easily forge the FROM header to abuse this.
>
> (2) Mail from first-time posters, or from those who post
>     less frequently than once per month, would likely be
>     delayed by an hour or so.
>
> (3) This *might* allow me to eliminate the current blocking
>     of mail from dynamic IPs.
>
> Comments?
>
> -- Rod
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>

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