On 28/06/05, Ed W <lists(_at_)wildgooses(_dot_)com> wrote:
I have postfix installed locally and was finding problems with feeding
mail in via SMTP to do with some spam messages being bounced when I
really want them accepted and filtered locally as spam. So I am now
doing delivery via the "sendmail" commandline app.
Why not look at the anti-spam codes?
I could use the "-l" option, but this seems to leave the mail on the
server and send warnings to the recipient. This is supposed to be used
in an ISP type environment, so really I would prefer to bounce the
message back to the orig sender and hence get them to resend it in a
Looking at the man page, under the "-l option":
Combined with --flush, it can be used to delete oversized messages
waiting on a server. In daemon mode, oversize notifications are mailed
to the calling user (see the --warnings option).
So, you could probably find a way to script the bounce message, but it
may be easier to educate (with a large stick possibly) the people
sending the stupid sized emails :-)
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