[clug] checking mail daemon

Marek Samoc mjs111 at rsphy1.anu.edu.au
Mon Apr 19 11:05:20 GMT 2004

On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, david howe wrote:

> Hi folks
> for lack of a more desriptive subject, here is my question(s) :)
> I am running exim on a debian box and although my logs show nothing
> greatly untoward, I am wondering if there are ways that the less
> desirable elements on the net can be using my box to relay or originate
> spam?
> I know spam is a subject we generally wish wasn't, so whilst on the
> subject, does anyone have a good suggestion to restrict the volume of
> spam at the server end?
> david

Check places like http://www.ordb.org and http://dsbl.org for online
testing tools of open relays and for info of using RBL lists to reduce the
amount of received spam. These are the two lists that I like but YMMV.
Alas, osirusoft is no more...


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