[SURBL-Discuss] Sendmail milter and SURBLs? sbl.spamhaus.org and SpamCopURI or urirhsbl?

Simon Byrnand simon at igrin.co.nz
Mon May 3 17:18:13 CEST 2004

At 16:09 3/05/2004, you wrote:

>Saw a link on the Spamhaus site to a sendmail milter:
>   http://www.five-ten-sg.com/dnsbl.html
>"This milter will also decode (base64, mime, html entity) and
>scan for HTTP and HTTPS URLs and bare hostnames in the body of
>the mail. If any of those host names have A records on the SBL
>(or a single configurable list), the mail will be rejected unless
>previously whitelisted."
>Seems to me that should be just as usable with SURBLs as the
>more limited spam body domain names in sbl.spamhaus.org.  Has
>anyone tried this milter with SURBLs?
>Conversely has anyone tried sbl.spamhaus.org as a SURBL in
>SpamCopURI or urirhsbl?

Would there be any point ? Does sbl.spamhaus.org list hostnames ? (I didn't 
think so, but I could be wrong) I suspect that milter does a DNS lookup on 
the hostnames and checks the found ip address against the sbl, and 
SpamCopURI wouldn't do that...


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