On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 1:20 PM, Tim Judd <taj...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:50 PM, Tim Judd <taj...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> >> >> 2009/5/27 Mel Flynn >> <mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net<mel.flynn%2bfbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net> >> > >> >>> On Monday 25 May 2009 13:53:40 Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: >>> > Hello, >>> > >>> > > Hello all , I want to install a Mail Server with Webmail, >>> > > >>> > > Anybody to know a good Stable Mail Server and Web Mail >>> > >>> > I recommend the following step-by-step instructions: >>> > http://www.purplehat.org/?page_id=4 >>> >>> It's a detailed how-to but consider the following: >>> a) With Oracle acquiring Sun, one should move to PostgreSQL where ever >>> possible. >>> b) Spam Assassin is a resource hog, use mail/dspam. >>> c) While postfix-admin is ok for one box setup, it doesn't scale at all - >>> you'll have to install it for every physical machine to manage that >>> specific >>> database for that box. I know of no alternatives, hence I'm rolling my >>> own. >>> >> >> >> Just thought I should make a couple comments, it's not a message to change >> or correct Mel's message but rather just a idea on a possible solution I >> have deployed and would like input and experience/results relayed to me. >> >> >> Put whatever MTA you want, I use postfix primarily. sendmail would work >> too, but I don't know exim or qmail. >> >> Install OpenBSD's spamd (that works with PF, and ipfw support is early, >> but there) on the host to block the (at last count) ~460k hosts and subnets >> that are known spammers so your MTA doesn't even have to mess with it. >> Include DNS Blacklisting support with your MTA. These are the servers >> that have mistakenly sent out a spam and gotten caught. DNSBL will report >> to the client that it's being blocked and how to remove it. >> >> >> I'd love to hear success stories with this. Both pieces together work >> very well, and I am still working on seeing if any spam does come through. >> If spam does come through, a product like dspam or spamassassin could finish >> off the job. >> >> >> I don't have a live domain, so I can give directions if anybody's >> interested. Maybe one day I'll write up an article for this. >> >> >> I ask please - for those who are interested in trying this, to give me the >> success or not-so-success stories so I can fine tune it and work out the >> missing link. >> >> >> --Tim >> > > > I just had my first answer to this setup. only roughly 5% of the volume of > mail is spam. This is very acceptable given that there's no spam filter > yet. and the last 5% can be cleaned up with a proper anti-spam solution, > and my first anticipation would be spamd for that solution > >
erm.... dspam, not spamd. :) firewall w/ spamd MTA with DNSBL dspam invoked by MTA :) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"