I'm trying to be a good netizen and set up spam filtering (prior to
I'm having trouble configuring postgrey for this purpose. I thought I
followed all the
directions, but there appears to be a step missing.
Anyway, the system is pretty simple: a single machine, with a few aliases whose
mail is forwarded to my ISP (which is where I prefer to read
everything). The ISP
is unwilling to deal with the spam this would cause in the absence of filtering.
I decided to use a UNIX socket, since I understand that that is
generally more efficient
for intra-machine use.
When i configured postgrey and postfix, (re)started both and looked at
the log file,
I see every message gets
warning: connect to private/postgrey: No such file or directory
This is from /etc/conf.d/postgrey
This from /etc/postfix/main.cfsmtpd_recipient_restrictions =
I'm just guessing: should I create a unix-domain socket in
Or should starting postgrey take care of that?
Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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