On Wednesday 21 July 2004 03:37 pm, Paul Theodoropoulos wrote:
> /usr/local/bin/rblsmtpd \
> -r "sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org:\
> Probable spam connection rejected. Details at http://www.spamhaus.org"; \
> -r "list.dsbl.org:\
> Probable spam connection rejected. Details at http://www.dsbl.org"; \
> -r "relays.ordb.org:\
> Probable spam connection rejected. Details at http://www.ordb.org/faq"; \
> -t10 \
> as others have pointed out (recently) you have to patch rblsmtpd to be able
> to do custom replies. the '-t10' i consider a necessity these days -
> waiting sixty seconds for a response from an rbl is, well, insane. ten
> seconds is far more reasonable, unless you enjoy backlogs of thousands of
> messages from time to time.

actually, the -t doesn't have anything to do with the rbl lookup.  the -t 
argument is how long rblsmtpd will hold the smtp conversation active before 
simply dropping it.

There is a way to change the timeout of the rbl lookup, I believe it was 
covered on the qmail list a month or two back :)


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