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

David Hooton djh-lists at platformhosting.com
Wed Apr 28 20:21:26 CEST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces at lists.surbl.org [mailto:discuss-
> bounces at lists.surbl.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Chan
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 April 2004 7:14 PM
> To: David Hooton
> Cc: discuss at lists.surbl.org
> Subject: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] access.db -> Bind zone file converter
> > 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 find the crude but quick perl filter I wrote to take a
> list of domains and write out a SURBL BIND zone file at:
>   http://spamcheck.freeapp.net/domains-to-bind


> If you would like to publish your domain list as a SURBL we have
> the infrastructure in place to do that.  We'd want to see what
> kind of results you're getting, etc., with particular emphasis
> on a lack of false positives, check overlap with our existing
> lists, etc.

Partly why we're not keen on making this public /yet/.

> Note that SURBLs are intended to be used on message body URI
> domains, not mail sender domains like most other RBLs.  (I
> mention this since sendmail access files also look only at
> mail headers and not message bodies.)

Sorry I negated to mention that this part of the task is coming directly out
of a pure list of domains that have been collected from our spamtraps and
manually vetted (our own private bigevil).  So it should work well in the
SURBL setting.

I'll let you know how things go



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