[Gross] gross 1.0.1 milter and Postfix

Steve steeeeeveee at gmx.net
Mon Aug 4 22:14:03 EEST 2008

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> Datum: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 13:48:44 -0500
> Von: Jesse Thompson <jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu>
> An: Eino Tuominen <eino at utu.fi>
> CC: Steve <steeeeeveee at gmx.net>, gross at lists.utu.fi
> Betreff: Re: [Gross] gross 1.0.1 milter and Postfix

> Eino Tuominen wrote:
> > Steve wrote:
> >> Now I have a question: How does gross 1.0.1 Milter knows that a mail
> >> is locally originating? I don't see any option in gross to disable it
> >> on mails originating from local addresses and/or I don't see any
> >> option in gross to disable it for authenticated users. With
> >> authenticated I mean users that succeeded SMTP AUTH ({auth_authen}
> >> Milter macro) and/or users that use STARTTLS with a verified client
> >> certificate ({verify} and {cert_subject} macro). Is there a way to
> >> bypass gross for those conditions? Does any one know that?
> > 
> > I'm afraid that funcionality is not (yet) implemented in grossd. It 
> > should be pretty straight forward to iplement those things in 
> > worker_milter.c.
> Isn't this easier to implement in the MTA?  Is there an advantage to
> doing this with gross?  Maybe SJSMS channels make this easier than it
> would be on other MTAs.
With the Postfix policy: Yes. It is very easy to implement that in the MTA level.
With the Milter: Phuu... don't know how. The only thing I know is that I can say what macros to push to the Gross Milter but I am not aware of how to prevent a Milter from starting in Postfix. Maybe Sendmail has that kind of functionality?

> Jesse
// Steve

> >> What about white listing certain client IP's and/or recipient and/or
> >> senders? Is there a possibility to do that in gross (beside adding
> >> them in a local dnswl)?
> > 
> > A local dnswl is the only option, currently. Senders could be 
> > whitelisted with a local rhsbl with a negative weight. Now, I'm 
> > uncertain if I have ever tested negative weights thorougly, but 
> > It-Should-Work(TM).
> > 
> >> btw: I know, I know. I should/could use the Postfix policy with
> >> gross. But I just wanted to see if the Milter would work with
> >> Postfix. And it does :) But probably I will switch gross to use
> >> Postfix policy possibility.
> > 
> > I'm going to investigate milter possibilities more after I've got our 
> > JES to speak milter with gross. One interesting possibility would be to 
> > extract URLs from message bodies and test them against Spamhaus SBL.
> > 

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