242441Re: Before queue filter vs access policy delegation?
- Aug 19, 2008S P Arif Sahari Wibowo wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2008, Bill Anderson wrote:This would work, but seems somewhat of a hack. There are
>> To be fair, if he only want to read the body, he could "shell out" to
>> postcat to *read* it so long as it was done late enough in the process
>> - i.e. end-of-data. I make no guarantees about performance of such
>> acts, however. ;) I have done this *on occasion* for very specific
> Thanks. That is the case I thought about. In-fact, I think for filtering
> purpose it probably does not matter to read the queue file directly,
> since all the words are there.
better interfaces to message content.
>I would be reluctant to put a self-written proxy in front of
> Anyway, if I need to routinely read body, I will be back to before queue
> filter. Before getting to AP delegation, I was thinking to modify the
> filter into a thin pass-through filter facing the Internet directly, so
> no need for double postfix smtpd.
postfix connected directly to the internet. There are just
too many opportunities to create a security problem.
You *can* safely use a self-written filter as a
smtpd_proxy_filter used within postfix.
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