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242108Re: Before queue filter vs access policy delegation?

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  • Ralf Hildebrandt
    Aug 8, 2008
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      * S P Arif Sahari Wibowo <lists@...>:
      > Hi!
      >
      > I have one server using before queue content filter which sometime have
      > resource problem (mail delivery slow down bogged down by spams and
      > unreachable servers). Just not too long time ago I found about SMTPD
      > access policy delegation. Since the filter do nothing to the e-mail other
      > than accept or reject, it seems that I can do the same SMTPD access policy
      > delegation.
      >
      > Currently the filter works by checking sender and recipients,
      > specifically some recipient address which requires authentication code in
      > the address extension. If the authentication not there then the smtp
      > conversation is rejected immediately.
      >
      > So, am I correct to think that this can be implemented by SMTPD access
      > policy delegation?

      Yes.

      > What actually the difference on what SMTPD access policy delegation can
      > achieve compare to what before queue content filter can do?

      It doesn't need to process the body of the email

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      I think the natural reaction one has to their mail being blocked for
      what they think are inappropriate reasons is first to say, "WTF?" and
      then to issue the missle launch codes.
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