Re: using sendmail aliases to fwd to spamcop reporting address
MikeE at ster.invalid
Tue Aug 10 11:25:46 EDT 2004
> Hello List.
'List' for you and mailman's conversion of a newsgroup to a mailing list,
but a newsgroup at news.spamcop.net for [almost] everyone else.
> I usually get many spams addressed to a non-existing email address
> (e.g. r at mydomain.com) and
> since I have a catch-all setup, all are dumped to my inbox.
Most people find a catch-all setup to be very undesirable - why do you
> I thought to use /etc/mail/aliase to forwrd the "r" address to my
> spamcop reporting email address.
The spamcop reporting address is designed to strip off the first set of
headers and the associated mime attachment structures and parse the
subsequent headers for spamsource. The structure of what you are
sending, if I understand correctly, would be a single set of headers with
additional Received lines superimposed above the original spamitem's.
> My question, I'm not sure if using this setup will cause my own
> server IP address to be blocked
> by spamcop...
Nope, it would result in nothing to be parsed or reported, unless I don't
kibitzer, not SC admin
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