i had a similar problem with my open relay (setup for the convenience of my
own users) back in college. here was what i did:

    * FEATURE(access_db, hash -o /etc/mail/access)
    * FEATURE(rbl)

I'm sure it's pretty outdated, so I went to sendmail.org and found:

anti-relaying page:

anti-spam cfg control:

hope this helps!


On  0, Jan Voelker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> All,
> I think this is more freebsd related than just sendmail, but please forgive
> if I'm wrong,
> I have a server with virtual hosts  using freebsd 4.0 and sendmail 8.9.3
> and find the server domain user mail flooded with messages , definitely
> spam messages,
> that appear to be relayed by "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
> I put "[EMAIL PROTECTED] 550" in /etc/mail/access and did makemap,
> and this stops the emails. I'm not comfortable doing this even though it
> works because as you can see,
> I have a general idea what I want to do but, really dont know proper way to
> handle this.
> any advise would be great!
> thanks
> Jan
> Jan
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