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Re: [opensuse] Can spam be defeated?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 13:39:53 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612211338210.27996@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Thursday 2006-12-21 at 12:35 +0100, Sandy Drobic wrote:


> > Using blacklists for warning/marking purposes seems ok to me, but letting a
> > blacklist make decisions can be dangerous. Just my opinion.
>
> Spamassassin and consorts do that kind of check. Unfortunately, these checks
> are expensive (many external dns queries and cpu intensive content checks). If
> you have a high-volume mailserver you will probably choke on all the spam that
> gets processed by the content_filter.

However, I understand that this is precisely what SuSE server does. You
know, _I_ would be rejected otherwise ;-)

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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