> Adi Pircalabu wrote:
>> On Fri, 01 Feb 2008 07:33:53 +1000 Quey wrote:
>> Don't use these to reject connections at SMTP level, they give many
>> false-positives. Eventually use them only after queueing, and only to
>> increase the spam score.
>> zen.spamhaus.org and list.dsbl.org, au contraire, are much better
>> choices for rblsmtpd.
>> My 0,02RON
> each to our own, I dont consider they give many false positives at all,
> not in this part of the world, but of course it may be different for
> where you are, however even with the acceptable FP's they *may* give,
> the massive reduction in spam makes it completely worth it.
> The more they hit there, the less work MailScanner has to do, it can use
> system resources just to scan for viruses and phishing and of course
> whatever spam it detects that get past the RBL's :-)
> A good thing to do as well which also dramatically reduces spam, is
> enforce DNS forward and reverse, if someone can't be bothered making
> sure their mail server is RFC compliant, then I am under no obligation
> to allow my servers to accept connections from them.
My thanks to everyone who contributed! I'm on zen.spamhaus.org now!
Noticed at least some increase in stopped connections at smtpd! A good
thing, in my review. I'll research FPs for downside. Thanks!