[CentOS] sendmail and spam
Michel van Deventer
michel at van.deventer.cx
Thu Jun 5 06:52:49 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 00:23 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Alain Terriault wrote:
> > What is todays most effective combination to filter spam ?
> > On my old Redhat 3 system I used Sendmail and Spamassasin .. it was
> > good, but with the current setup we are getting way to much spam.
> > Looking around I found new players, well some I did not know then and
> > they are very interesting..
> > MailScanner .. http://www.mailscanner.info/
> > Sagator .. http://www.salstar.sk/sagator/
> > Smf .. http://smfs.sourceforge.net/index.html
> > dspam .. http://dspam.nuclearelephant.com/index.shtml
> > I am tempted to go with smfs because it is familiar .. but, mailscanner
> > seems popular
> Another good choice is MimeDefang (http://www.mimedefang.org/).
> There are rpms of it and clamav in the rpmforge repo.
I use a combination of Postfix with rbl, spamassassin, clamav and
amavisd. It filters about 95-98% of my spam. I also have a spamcop
account to report the spam that gets through.
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