Sendmail - block mail based on recipient address?
At Mon, 25 Oct 2010 09:55:40 -0500 CentOS mailing list <email@example.com> wrote:
> > lefgifu with: sendmail access TO
> > http://www.feep.net/sendmail/tutorial/anti-spam/access_db.html
> > 'The left hand side of each entry can optionally be prefixed
> > with one of the tags To:, From:, or Connect:.'
> Yes, I have tried this. I have entries like this in my access file:
> To:firstname.lastname@example.org DISCARD
> Yet mail to email@example.com goes through just fine. I
> think I may be missing something here.
One silly thing (but needs to be asked):
Did you rebuild access.db after editing access?
I am not sure if restarting sendmail is necessary or not (but it can't hurt):
/sbin/service sendmail restart
Also: is "FEATURE(`access_db',... " in /etc/mail/sendmail.mc? And if it
wasn't and you enabled it, did you rebuild sendmail.cf, and if you did
rebuild sendmail.cf, did you restart sendmail?
Robert Heller -- 978-544-6933 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Deepwoods Software -- http://www.deepsoft.com/
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