sendmail: dccdnsbl v dnsbl

Michael Ghens michael@spconnect.com
Mon Jul 15 06:30:27 UTC 2002


Just the usual error message:

result: mail from ::ffff:66.216.91.13 in msg.1EIfan rejected by XXXX DCC
targets: spam


On Sun, 14 Jul 2002, Vernon Schryver wrote:

> Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2002 20:47:20 -0600 (MDT)
> From: Vernon Schryver <vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com>
> To: dcc@rhyolite.com
> Subject: Re: sendmail: dccdnsbl v dnsbl
> 
> > From: Michael Ghens <michael@spconnect.com>
> 
> > Strange, at the day job, dccdnsbl does not block anything, but dnsbl does. 
> > On my consulting server, there are no problems with dccdnsbl.
> >
> > I have tryied dccdnsbl.m4 with and without the 5 dnl lines, no change.
> >
> > Only difference is  that the day job server is a store & forward on the 
> > firewall DMZ and uses a procmail filter for bad mime. The DMZ box is a rh 
> > runing Sendmail 8.11.
> 
> I don't understand how procmail fits into things, but maybe it
> doesn't matter for this problem.
> 
> The official dnsbl feature turns on DNS blacklist rejecing, while
> the DCC dccdnsbl feature turns on DNS blacklist reporting to the DCC while
> leaving the DCC to do the rejecting.  
> 
> Dccm log files on the day job server should have some clues.  What do 
> they have to say about dccm's disposition of messages marked as spam
> by sendmail with a DNS blacklist?
> 
> 
> Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com
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