postfix and blocking spam

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Dec 1 13:25:38 UTC 2006

On Fri, 1 Dec 2006 00:46:40 -0500 Mark Loeser <mark at> wrote:
>Lorenzo Taylor <lorenzo at> said:
>> Is there currently a solution in Edgy for blocking spam that gives me
>> the power of sa-exim and works with postfix?  Maybe there's something
>> even better?  I'm definitely open to that possibility as well.
>Sounds like you want to look at amavisd-new.  It lets you set exactly
>how to behave when it detects spam, a virus, and a few other things.
>amavisd-new also works with exim if you want to play with it with your
>current set up.

Yes.  That's what I was going to recommend too.  Pre-queue filtering has 
its risks, but it's quit doable.

Scott K

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