[CentOS] Need advice please

Mike Kercher mike at vesol.com
Sun Sep 24 17:56:49 UTC 2006

centos-bounces at centos.org <> scribbled on Sunday, September 24, 2006
12:45 PM:

> Hi All,
> I have a system running (home based) Centos  latest fully
> patched, etc that is acting as quasi mail server dhcp and
> name server.  My question deals with mail.  This is how it is
> currently set up.
> Because I travel for work weeks on end, I have fetchmail on
> my mail server, set up to poll my isp and download all my
> mail from work and personal isp.
> In this way my mail queues at work and personal isp are not
> piling up.  I then use (at home and away) my own email client
> (kmail) to pop my home server for mail through an ssh tunnel.
> Does anyone know of a way that I can somehow combine some
> kind of spam filtering in conjunction with fetchmail on my
> home mail server so that when I pop it only the spam free
> email returns to my client? I know that kmail also filters
> out spam but I would also like a crack at getting some of the
> spam cleaned out at my mail server end as well.
> Thanks for your help with this,
> Phil

Install MailScanner on your box.  It will scan the emails retrieved by
fetchmail and then deliver to your local account.



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