From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2006-10-23 16:00:49 -0400
Subject: Re: Wild Card White-listing?
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Errol Neal wrote:
> Is it possible to whitelist all senders that have have 'noreply' (case
> insensitve) in the sender address?
On my server I blacklist any sender that has "noreply" in the local part
of the sender's address; automated systems still should have a
caretaker. Regardless of my views on such things, you can do as you ask
in several ways depending on the form of the local part:
If the local part is always constant (most efficient form):
If the local part is variable, like "firstname.lastname@example.org":
milter-NAME-from: /^noreply/OK NEXT
milter-NAME-from: /noreply[^@]*@/OK NEXT
or you can use the simpler pattern matching:
milter-NAME-from: !*noreply*@*!OK NEXT
Or if you want to only white list noreply for a specific domain:
This is more efficient than using the default case since it matches
earlier in the lookup sequence.
See the access-db description of the milter in question for the
supported formats available to you and a brief outline of the lookup
The NEXT action resumes the access.db lookups if there was no matching
pattern, otherwise the result would be an implicit SKIP, ie.
is equivalent to
milter-NAME-from: /noreply[^@]*@/OK SKIP
Understanding the differences between SKIP and NEXT (think "break" or
"continue" in C) will alter your B/W lookups accordingly.
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