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



Yup there's a whitelist of recipients which seems to allow
regex's, so I could construct an entry like:

  /^vox-.+-request@lists.lugod.org$/

-- Rod

On Monday 13 September 2004 10:35 am, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> 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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