Re: [exim] Handling Spam in outgoing mail queue

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Author: Brent Clark
To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Handling Spam in outgoing mail queue
Thank you ever so much for your comments.

@Dmitriy, this might actually be the most easiest to implement.

Just worried about the spamassassin servers, they taking a pounding
already. May need to procure more servers.


On 2018/10/17 12:10, Dmitriy Matrosov via Exim-users wrote:
> On 10/16/2018 11:34 PM, Jeremy Harris via Exim-users wrote:
>> On 16/10/2018 20:42, Jasen Betts via Exim-users wrote:
>>> We have one of the early routers check for a flag agaisnt the user-id
>>> that
>>> sent the mail (condition=${lookup...}),  when something bad happens
>>> we set the flag and exim delivers all that user-id's mail to >/dev/null
>> In similar vein, one could divert a sender's mail in ACL to
>> a named queue which has no queue-runner - so keeping it
>> around for manual inspection and possible manually-triggered
>> delivery.
>> (  ACL modifier "queue = a_queue_name", command-line
>>     "exim -qG<a_queue_name> -M <msg_id>" or
>>     "exim -qG<a_queue_name> -Mrm <msg_id>"  )
> Why not just use `spam` condition in `acl_not_smtp` to check outgoing
> mails with e.g. spamassassin or others?