[SURBL-Discuss] access.db -> Bind zone file converter

David Hooton djh-lists at platformhosting.com
Wed Apr 28 20:16:29 CEST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces at lists.surbl.org [mailto:discuss-
> bounces at lists.surbl.org] On Behalf Of Jose Marcio Martins da Cruz
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 April 2004 7:09 PM
> To: SURBL Discussion list
> Subject: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] access.db -> Bind zone file converter
> David Hooton wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> >
> >
> > We're wanting to move a bunch of our rather huge sendmail access files
> into
> > bind compliant zone files.  Does anyone have a tool that can do this in
> a
> > slightly more automated way than our current options?
> sendmail 8.13 will have TCP MAP. This means, instead of using .db files,
> you'll be able to redirect your queries to some "query server". This
> query server may be, e.g. a script which converts the query to DNS
> query. Check sendmail 8.13 alpha version. At contrib directory, there is
> a sample perl script to answer this kind of queries.

Thanks I'll look into that.

> > We're also looking for a tool to convert a domain list into our own
> surbl
> > zone (for the moment private, but we may release it later) again any
> > pointers greatly appreciated :-)
> You can do that with a simple perl script. I've a 150 lines long to
> generate our private RBL with bind. If you want to do that with domain
> names instead of IP addresses, it will be shorter indeed.
> I can send it to you if you want.

Yes please!



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