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Old 01-26-2004, 01:38 AM   #1
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Question What other anti-spam for Linux that can be used, other than Spam assassin?

I was just wondering what other applications such as Spamassassin would be available for Linux. I'm going to setup a spam assassin in Red Hat 9 but I want to know if there are any other available third party anti-spam for linux.


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Old 01-26-2004, 03:35 AM   #2
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If you're only using it for your own pc (i.e. not as a net/server filter) you can simply use mozilla-thunderbird as your mail client. After training, it as pretty good spam detection.
Old 01-26-2004, 03:51 AM   #3
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Thanks for the feedback but i will be using it on our sendmail server. Any ideas what other anti-spam applications (like spam assassin) I can use to integrate it on sendmail.

Again. Thanks.

John P. Ortiz
Old 01-26-2004, 02:58 PM   #4
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You could check out Bogofilter. A Freshmeat search should turn it up.
Old 01-26-2004, 03:07 PM   #5
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Try ASK, active spam killer. It sends a email repling to any prople that have not gone through this process before to be added to your whitelist (you can also do this manulally) If they do not reply within a set period, then they are added to your black list. Their email will be automatically deleted. if they do, then the original email is let through, and their email will allways be let through ASK.

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Old 01-26-2004, 04:50 PM   #6
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It would be a good tool if spammers did not not change FROM address from time to time.
But they do.
So it is useless.
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Thanks for all your feedback. I'll check out all those stuff.

John P. Ortiz


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