How to config Hmailserver to stop spam in this way?

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How to config Hmailserver to stop spam in this way?

Post by kamehameha » 2007-11-27 14:17

Hello;
I was totally bothering by spam emails. All the email addresses under my domain are flooded with those junk.
I find a smart way to deal with this situation.
The way is, I put an email address on my website like spam@MyDoman.com to seduce those email address spiders.
if any email address spiders catch this address spam@MyDoman.com and send junk to it, the email server will block this sender's email address in a period of time(like forever) automaticlly and this filter setting will apply within all my domain. So other email address under my domain(e.g. example@MyDomain.com) will avoid receive spam from this sender.
So How can we config hmailserver to let it work under this way? Can anybody give me some suggestion.
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Post by ^DooM^ » 2007-11-27 14:27

This may be possible with a script via the COM API. You will need to know VB script though.

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Post by kamehameha » 2007-11-27 14:30

Dear Doom;
Yes I know how to code in VB Script.
But If you can give me some instruction which file should I look into?
If it's too troublesome, them forget it.
Thanks for your reply!
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Post by ^DooM^ » 2007-11-27 14:41

This should help you
http://www.hmailserver.com/documentatio ... om_objects
Specifically

http://www.hmailserver.com/documentation/?page=com_rule

There is no blacklist functionality in hMail so you have 2 options

1) on message check email address against a list maintained by you in an array() perhaps or text file which could grow quite large.

2) Create a rule to delete email matching a specific criteria, this could lead to you having thousands of rules though.

If anyone else has any other suggestions please pipe up :)

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Post by danny6167 » 2007-11-28 05:21

ASSP has a email interface for submitting spam emails you could try to forword emails to this address from spam@yourdomain.com

Ill have a look through my ASSP admin.

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Post by danny6167 » 2007-11-28 05:30

Ah ha even better.
In ASSP there is "Spam Collect Addresses" where any message to this address in prossessed as spam and learn t from.

ASSP's description

Mail to any of these users are always spam and will contribute to the spam-collection unless from someone on the whitelist;
@domain.com makes the whole domain a spam domain. A username without domain will register across all local domains.

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Post by dzekas » 2007-11-28 22:40

Looks like feature request.

In postfix policyd it is called spamtrap address. Send email to selected address and your server is blocked for specified amount of time.

ASSP features list something called "Honeypot e-mail address trapping"

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Post by danny6167 » 2007-11-29 05:46

dzekas wrote:ASSP features list something called "Honeypot e-mail address trapping"
The feature i was refeering to above
[Destiny = Desternation] [Desternation = Last Stop] [Last Stop = Death]
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