[SURBL-Discuss] Fwd: Re: blacklist brings system to halt

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Wed Jun 30 09:54:21 CEST 2004


Hi!

> Here's some additional info on some of the recent
> sa-blacklist/ws.surbl.org/6dos goings on, copied from a
> message I sent to the SpamAssassin-users list:
> 
> > 1477667 Jun 21 18:48 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist.cf.20040623-0106
> >  421286 Jun 21 18:49 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist-uri.cf.20040623-0106
> > 1459329 Jun 23 00:03 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist.cf.20040624-1602
> >  415544 Jun 23 00:04 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist-uri.cf.20040624-1602
> > 1484137 Jun 24 15:48 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist.cf.20040627-0301
> >  422228 Jun 24 15:49 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist-uri.cf.20040627-0301
> > 1559813 Jun 27 02:17 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist.cf.20040628-1544
> >  443922 Jun 27 02:18 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist-uri.cf.20040628-1544
> > 5432965 Jun 28 15:25 /etc/spamassassin/RulesDuJour/blacklist.cf.20040628-1558
> > 1544207 Jun 28 15:28 /etc/spamassassin/blacklist-uri.cf
> > 7070231 Jun 28 15:54 /etc/spamassassin/blacklist.cf
> 
> Hopefully this makes some sense.  If not I'll glady try to
> answer any questions or comments anyone has, though I'm not
> the original source of the changes.

We however started SURBL for a reason, also to offload heavy rulesets, why 
are you still using the .cf format ? I mean, go lookup via DNS and you 
would bot even have noticed this at all.

Bye,
Raymond.



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