.zip,.exe attachments and spam assassin

James Wilkinson fedora at westexe.demon.co.uk
Wed Nov 23 17:36:46 UTC 2005

Michael A. Peters wrote:
> 1) I don't want to reject them, the fm header is usually forged - so
> rejecting just sends them to someone else who more than likely did not
> send it to me.
> 2) My postfix is only allowed to talk on my lan - I use fetchmail to pop
> my accounts (which processes them with spamassassin), procmail to filter
> them into my mailboxes (which is then served via imap to my clients).
> postfix is used for some stuff, but only on the lan - it can't send to
> outside world. To get to outside world, I use my mail account providers
> smtp server.

If you want to use postfix (or another MTA) to reject incoming mail that
comes via fetchmail, check out Fetchmail's antispam option.

Hope this helps,


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