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Re: comments on using zen.spamhaus.org

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  • Shaun T. Erickson
    ... So far, it seems most of the Windows boxes that my system has greylisted, haven t come back. I d see them in the from_awl table of postgrey, if they d come
    Message 1 of 19 , Dec 30, 2006
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      On 12/30/06, mouss <usebsd@...> wrote:
      > Shaun T. Erickson wrote:
      > > maRBL 1.0 does what I mentioned earlier: it selectively greylists
      > > based on a hit on a list of RBLs that it checks in parallel. Version
      > > 1.1 adds a patch by the author of amavisd-new, that lets it also
      > > greylist based on the OS fingerprint of the connecting system - i.e.,
      > > if it's a Windows system, it greylists it. Apparently greater than 95%
      > > of all Windows systems connecting were found to be zombies sending out
      > > SPAM, heh.
      >
      > Greylisting is helpless with spam relayed by real MTAs.

      So far, it seems most of the Windows boxes that my system has
      greylisted, haven't come back. I'd see them in the from_awl table of
      postgrey, if they'd come back and therefore been whitelisted. That
      doesn't seem all that helpless ...
      --
      -ste
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