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From: Mike Bacher
Date: 2010-03-04 11:34:24 -0500
Subject: Re: Re: DBL / 2.3.12

Understood.. I assume you will announce the official 2.3.12 release to this list?

URI blacklists have been one of the most effective blocking mechanisms for us, 
so we are excited to try out the DBL.

BTW, you might consider setting the Reply-to on list postings back to the list..

Anthony Howe wrote:
> On 04/03/2010 17:13, Mike Bacher whispered from the shadows...:
>> Is the 2.3.12 version officially available yet?  I have the DBL set up
> Not as yet.
>> in my Spamhaus rsync and being read in by rbldnsd, so all I have left is
>> to get BMX to use it.  Was there something special with DBL vs. normal
>> URI blacklists that you had to change BMX to accommodate?
> Yes. SpamHaus DBL only allows domain name lookups, not IP lookups,
> unlike SURBL and URIBL. In addition to discourage IP lookups on DBL,
> SpamHaus returns a false positive code and will eventually blacklist an
> abuser. Thus the code had to be changed to ensure that IP lookups are
> not sent to the DBL.
> The DBL support was added to milter-link and BarricadeMX earlier this
> week. FSL and I are currently testing BarricadeMX 2.3.12 concerning DBL
> and some of the other non-related changes recently made.


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