[CentOS] Re: Sendmail restriction

Ugo Bellavance ugob at camo-route.com
Fri Sep 1 02:32:35 UTC 2006


Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 13:57 -0400, Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>>>> I did some research yesterday, but could only find a way to restrict by 
>>>> IP for all domains managed by sendmail.
>>>>
>>> It is overkill for this one job, but if you add MimeDefang
>>> (http://www.mimedefang.org) as a milter, you can easily add
>>> tests like that in perl in your filter code.  Well maybe it's
>>> not overkill compared to learning how to write sendmail
>>> rulesets in its own macro language - and if you want to add
>>> virus or spam scans it is a big win.
>>>
>> Thanks for the idea, but not really practical in our situation...  The 
>> solution would have to be implemented using actual software, so I must 
>> be able to do it in Sendmail.
> 
> I think something got lost in the translation there.  Isn't
> MimeDefang actual software?  If it has to be done inside of sendmail
> you'll need a custom ruleset.  The O'Reilly 'bat' book would be
> a good place to start.
> 

Thanks, I'll have a look at my bat book.  By "actual software", I guess 
I was more meaning "current software", ie I don't want to install 
another package to do the job.

Regards,

Ugo




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