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AW: [suse-security] Filter out bad emails
i know about the patch.
This patch only helps, if qmail is used as server.
I use qmail as relay and virus-protection.
The unwonted mails came from our own Exchange-Server.
Because he wants to tell the (not existing) sender about a not existing
Von: Theo v. Werkhoven [mailto:twe-suse.sec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 1. Juli 2004 23:18
Betreff: Re: [suse-security] Filter out bad emails
On Thu, 01 Jul 2004, Rasp, made the net somewhat safer by saying:
> i use qmail with spamassassin and qmail-scanner.
> As you all know, most of the spamers generate emailadresse by them
mself and try to deliver ther sh** to the "new recepient".
> The LINUX-Box is only our relay. In the back is a Exchange-Server
> The EX-Server trys to answers to the non existent mailadress of the
> Spamassassin has already markted this mails as spam.
> How can i use MAILDROP (or someting else) to kill this mails.
Qmail can be patched to reject unknown recipients.
Postfix or Sendmail or Exim don't need patching, and do this
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