On Friday 17 June 2005 08:43 am, Bruno Negrão wrote: > Hi guys, > > I'm editing my Simscan + ClamAV + Chkuser installation guide at: > http://www.qmailwiki.org/Simscan/Related_Docs/Simscan_ClamAV_Chkuser_Instal >lation_Guide > > And I added a new part where I persuade the reader to enable some of > chkuser's features that came disabled by default. To persuade the reader, I > make some comments of the usefulness of each feature. > > I'd like you to read and criticize my comments to prevent me teaching > bullshit to the others. > > The text is this bellow: > > ------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Enable some nice Chkuser features [OPTIONAL] > > Chkuser has disabled by default some of it's nice features: > > a.. CHKUSER_SENDER_FORMAT: checks if the SENDER of each message has the > username part matching [a-z0-9_-], and the domain part matching [a-z0-9-.] > with not consecutive "-.", not leading or ending "-." ==> Great for > identifying spam. a.. CHKUSER_RCPT_FORMAT: Equals to the above checking, > but for the RCPT of each message. Good to prevent your users to send crap > to the net.
doesn't this block bounces? I seem to recall one time where this was enabled by default and was blocking all bounce messages, which is a VERY bad thing. > a.. CHKUSER_SENDER_MX: Checks if the SENDER domain has a valid MX > configured for it, thus, discovering fake domain names. Great for > identifying spam. a.. CHKUSER_RCPT_MX: Checks if the RCPT domain has a > valid MX configured for it. Good to discover "typos" your users do when > sending e-mails. the latter seems less useful than the former, however it shouldn't cause any performance problems. > To enable these features, we have to edit the chkuser_setting.h file and > uncomment them. > > vi chkuser_settings.h nano? *ducks* a lot of new users would get stuck in vi, so I would recommend saying nano or pico there, advanced users will recognize this as a text editor and use their editor of choice. I know the first time I got in vi by accident I was like "wtf how do i get out of this thing!??" :) > Search and uncomment the line for each feature: > > /* #define CHKUSER_RCPT_FORMAT */ > #define CHKUSER_RCPT_FORMAT > /* #define CHKUSER_RCPT_MX */ > #define CHKUSER_RCPT_MX > /* #define CHKUSER_SENDER_FORMAT */ > #define CHKUSER_SENDER_FORMAT > /* #define CHKUSER_SENDER_MX */ > #define CHKUSER_SENDER_MX > Save the chkuser_settings.h file with the above modifications. sounds good :) -Jeremy -- Jeremy Kitchen ++ Systems Administrator ++ Inter7 Internet Technologies, Inc. [EMAIL PROTECTED] ++ inter7.com ++ 866.528.3530 ++ 815.776.9465 int'l kitchen @ #qmail #gentoo on EFnet IRC ++ scriptkitchen.com/qmail GnuPG Key ID: 481BF7E2 ++ jabber:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
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