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Article: 1182
From: Ben Lentz
Date: 2006-10-13 14:04:44 -0400
Subject: Re: disable access.db in milter-spamc

Removal...........: milters-request@milter.info?subject=remove
More information..: http://www.milter.info/#Support
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> Anthony Howe wrote:
>   
>> I was finding spam was sneaking through unscanned because it had been
>> spoofed from "test@localhost.localdomain". So I had to do this:
>> localhost.localdomain           RELAY
>> localhost                       RELAY
>> 127.0.0.1                       RELAY
>>
>> milter-spamc-From:localhost.localdomain         SKIP
>> milter-spamc-From:localhost                     SKIP
>> milter-spamc-From:127.0.0.1                     SKIP
>>
>> Which, IMHO, is kind of dumb.
>>
>> I tried setting access-db=/dev/null, but milter-spamc didn't really like
>> that too much.
>>     
>
> First remove
>
> localhost.localdomain RELAY
> localhost RELAY
>
> these can be abused by spammers through DNS tricks to use you as an open 
> relay. As long as you have the 127.0.0.1 RELAY entry, you're fine.
>   
Thanks, but this system is not public (not externally addressed) and is 
protected by a firewall.
> To disable access-db, just specify the empty string:
>
> access-db=''
>
> or
>
> access-db=
>   
This worked perfectly. I wished I'd tried that first!
>
>   

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