SuSE Mailing List whitelisting it

Sean Rima sean-sender-732ecf@tcob1.net
Sun Apr 7 20:39:00 UTC 2002


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On Sun, 7 Apr 2002, Vernon Schryver uttered the following:


>> > Is there some other header that is constant?  If so, it should be
>> > possible to use `dccproc -S` or `dccm -S` and 
>> > "ok substitute some-string" or "ok substitut hex ..."
>> > in your whitelist file. 
>> > 
>> > What about white listing based on the IP address?
>>
>> The only one that I can see if X-Mailinglist: suse-linux-e
> 
> Does the combination of "ok substitute suse-linux-e" in your whitelist file
> and `dccproc -S X-Mailinglist` not work?

It does, now that I have it in :)
 
>> I though IPs were only for 24/7 system and not dialups
> 
> I don't understand.  Is this mailing list hosted on a system with
> a dynamically assigned IP address?  That sounds unlikely.
> If not, why would the IP address of the system that is sending
> the mail to your system change?  If it doesn't change, why wouldn't
> either "ok IP 10.20.30.40" or "ok IP some.host.org" (or whatever) work?
> 
> Because IP addresses and mailing list reflectors tend to change
> more often than header contents, I would choose the X-Mailinglist tag.
> 

I missunderstood the context of the ip setting. No, the list is on one
server, I was thinking about delivery IP :)

Sean

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