sendmail & realtime blackholes?
Darin.Perusich at cognigencorp.com
Wed Mar 13 11:45:08 EST 2002
i believe you can still use the "Direct usage via DNS" without paying,
at least that's the impression i get from reading the documentation on
Robert Dege wrote:
> RBL from mail-abuse now requires paid subscriptions for it's use. I
> believe they still offer it for free under certain circumstances, but you
> need to register to use the service.
> You can also try Vipul's razor, which is totally free. It can work in
> conjuntion with SpamAssassin as well.... If Blocking Spam is your overall
> > does anyone have experience setting up sendmail, or any other MTA for
> > that matter with the Mail Abuse Prevention System's Realtime Blackhole
> > List from mail-abuse.org? it's simple enough to configure sendmail to
> > use it, just add FEATURE(dnsbl) to your sendmail.mc before you run m4
> > against it, this i've done. i'm trying to test the feature and it
> > doesn't appear to be doing the lookup. instructions are located at
> > http://www.mail-abuse.org/rbl/usage.html#DNSuse and it should be really
> > straight forward.
> > something else that i'm finding bizarre, when i do an nslookup on
> > blackholes.mail-abuse.org the lookup fails. regardless of what name
> > server i use, unless i use the mail-abuse.org name server which tells me
> > there are 3 machines serving that host. now dns by it's nature should
> > just pass my lookup along until it locates the host, if it's configured
> > correctly .
> > anyone have any ideas?
> > --
> > Darin Perusich
> > Unix Systems Administrator
> > Cognigen Corp.
> > darinper at cognigencorp.com
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