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Re: Blocking spam
- From: J.D. Falk
- Date: Wed Jun 18 23:07:44 1997
On Jun 18, Brian Horvitz <email@example.com> wrote:
> Can someone give me a clue on filtering mail on using the stock sendmail
> that comes with Solaris?
I can probably point you in the right direction (it's a
hobby of mine), but the first step is unquestionably
to upgrade to a modern sendmail.
> Anyway, I have the email address that
> he is using as for the FROM: field so I'd like to simply block that out.
That won't be enough. Now that one spammer knows your
site allows relaying, you can expect more to do the same
> Help would be appreciated.
The best resource is http://spam.abuse.net/ -- the patches
and recipes at http://www.sendmail.org/ don't work for
everybody yet. Feel free to bug me privately if you've
got any questions about which one to use, etc.
J.D. Falk, Network Operations Center Supervisor +1 (415) 482-2840
Priori Networks, Inc. http://www.priori.net
"The people you know. The people you trust."