Re: Review / Recommend My Main.CF?

From: D Hill (no email)
Date: Thu Apr 10 2008 - 17:19:30 EDT

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    On Thu, 10 Apr 2008 at 17:12 -0400, confabulated:

    > I recently posted on here an extreme losing battle I had with SPAM. Well it
    > turned out I was a huge open relay for SPAM from all over the world. I had a
    > friend swing by and look at my main.cf and he recommended I do some massive
    > cleanup on my main.cf. Since the changes were made, we have had a 98%
    > reduction in SPAM. It is crazy how much faster our email server is when the
    > entire world was not relaying to it...
    >
    > This being said, I am still not using Spamassassin or anything but RBL in my
    > main.cf. I am still getting a few SPAM messages but nowhere near what we had
    > 2 weeks ago since I last posted here.
    >
    > I am now just wondering if anyone sees anything else from my main.cf that
    > can be improved upon or perhaps you see something that just does not make
    > sense. I am reading The Book of Postfix and it recommends a lot of great
    > stuff but I am only a few chapters deep.
    >
    > Anyways - for anyone who does not mind spreading some useful suggestions to
    > a newbie Postfix admin, this would be greatly appreciated!
    >
    > **MAIN.CF**

    ...

    > smtpd_client_restrictions =
    > permit_mynetworks,
    > reject_rbl_client bl.spamcop.net,
    > reject_rbl_client zen.spamhaus.org,
    > reject_rbl_client safe.dnsbl.sorbs.net,
    > reject_rbl_client cbl.abuseat.org,
    > reject_rbl_client list.dsbl.org

    You can remove cbl.abuseat.org. It is included in zen.spamhaus.org.


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