atom feed4 messages in net.sourceforge.lists.courier-usersRe: [courier-users] what about antispam?
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Lucio CruscaJul 6, 2012 1:42 pm 
Andrew BurnetteJul 6, 2012 3:08 pm 
Tim LythJul 6, 2012 7:33 pm 
Bowie BaileyJul 9, 2012 8:50 am 
Subject:Re: [courier-users] what about antispam?
From:Bowie Bailey (
Date:Jul 9, 2012 8:50:14 am

On 7/6/2012 4:42 PM, Lucio Crusca wrote:

Hello *,

I'd like to add antispam features to my courier-mta setup. Historically I've been using spamassassin at other sites (postfix), and going further back in history, some DSN blacklists with an ancient version of courier (back in 2005 or so).

Now I wish to use both things, a "false negative"-inclined DSN blacklist backed by some spam filter. However I'm not up-to-date with recent DNSBL and their features, and I feel like spamassassin is sort of dead (but please correct me if I'm wrong).

Could you please give me advice about what there is out there that works well with courier?

Spamassassin is not even close to being dead. They may not have released a new software version in over a year, but the spam definitions are being constantly updated (last update 7/7/2012).

There are also a few third-party SA rulesets that can help out quite a bit. I use these:

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The only blacklist I trust for blocking is Spamhaus' Zen list.

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