aliases

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Sat Mar 3 10:54:08 MST 2007


On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 22:37 -0700, Paul Bang wrote:
> I get a lot of spam sent to the default aliases in /etc/aliases. There
> is one section in there that a comment states must be present, but I
> am curious as so why? The only piece of mail that I have ever recieved
> at any of these addresses that wasn't spam was my nightly LogWatch
> reports to root. Which aliases are really needed and which can I
> comment out or send to /dev/null?


I just greylist e-mail to most of RFC addresses like postmaster, etc.
That cuts spam down to almost nothing.  Dspam and Spamassassin easily
take care of the rest.

Michael


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