[SURBL-Discuss] What list does ws.surbl.org represent?

William Stearns wstearns at pobox.com
Tue Apr 13 12:58:30 CEST 2004


Good morning, Charles,

> >>> William Stearns <wstearns at pobox.com> 04/13/2004 9:39:49 AM >>>
> Good day,
> 
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, ITReading ITReading wrote:
> 
> > I'm sure this has already been clarified, but I think I may not have
> > joined the list when it was mentioned. Does ws.surbl.org reflect the
> > contents of "sa-blacklist-uri.cf" or "sa-blacklist" or both?
> 
> 	Both lists contain essentially the same domains, but check 
> different things.  sa-blacklist.cf checks the sender domain, 
> sa-blacklist.uri.cf checks urls in the body of the mail.
> 	So the ws.surbl.org really replaces the sa-blacklist.uri.cf.

On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, Charles Solomon wrote:

> Thanks William,
> One more question.  Since both lists contain the same domains, and this
> list is now published at ws.surbl.org, couldn't I implement something
> like the following in addition to the SpamCopURI to get the benefits of
> SA-Blacklist in the FROM headers?
> 
> header RCVD_IN_WSSURBL		eval:check_rbl('ws.surbl.org', '127.0.0.2')
> describe RCVD_IN_SORBS		WS-SURBL: sender is listed in ws.surbl.org
> tflags RCVD_IN_SORBS		net

	I honestly don't know the answer to that.  Does anyone know if 
that will successfully check the sender domain?
	Cheers,
	- Bill

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