[rc5] Unsolicited email

Chris Chiapusio chipper at llamas.net
Sun Oct 12 11:37:15 EDT 1997


or for those not able to change MTA's see:
http://www.sendmail.org for sendmail 8.8.x and links to sites with
anti-spam rulesets

i recommends the check_* routines myself

now, end this thread.

Chipper

On Sat, 11 Oct 1997 wooledge at kellnet.com wrote:

> Michael Zieger wrote:
> 
> > At 16:03 08.10.97 -0500, Brian B. Burton wrote:
> 
> > >In my case, I run a mail server. Some idiot using UUnet is systematically
> > >using my mail server to bounce spam to AOL.
> 
> > Configure your mail server and the firewall to only allow _senders_ from
> > within your own domain.
> 
> It's not that simple.  You must configure the SMTP server to only accept
> mail which meetsw one of the two following criteria:
> 
> 1) It originates within your domain; or
> 2) It is addressed to someone within your domain.
> 
> I recommend qmail: http://www.qmail.org/
> 
> The configuration of a MTA is certainly outside the scope of this list,
> so if you have trouble you might consider the qmail mailing list (if you
> choose qmail) or comp.mail.sendmail if you choose sendmail.
> 
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