Re: How useful are header & body checks when used along side Amavis?
- On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 09:10:51AM -0500, Simon Brereton wrote:
> On Dec 29, 2012 8:58 AM, "John Allen" <john@...> wrote:Pre-DATA check_helo_access is a much easier, lighter, and more
> > My setup is Postfix (2.9.3) + Postgrey + Amavis-new +
> > Dovecot(2.1.7) running on Debian(Wheezy)/Ubuntu(12.04) servers.
> > I have always assumed that header/body checks were worthwhile
> > because they would catch some mal-mail early and thus reduce the
> > overall cost of processing. How useful are header & body checks
> > when used along side Amavis? Are they still worthwhile?
> The 8-10% of mails rejected by my header check for my own IPs or
> domain names as ehlo alone are probably worth it. The less amavis
> has to do, the better.
effective means of achieving the same goal. Header & body checks
might occasionally be useful for a few things, but in general, not
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