[Mailman-Users] Blocking Mail from self...

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Dec 9 17:54:41 CET 2008

Mark Sapiro wrote:

>Jeffrey M. Johnson wrote:
>>If the list name is mylist at mylistserver.com how do I block spam messages
>>that are "sent" from a spoofed address of mylist at mylistserver.com?
>>I have tried to block and list as always requiring approval but it doesn't
>>seem to take.
>What have you done?
>If you go to the admin Privacy options... -> Spam filters page and set
>a header filter rule with regexp
>^from:.*mylist at myserver\.com
>and action of Hold, it should do what you seem to want.

Also, since the list can't be a member of itself, it should suffice to
set Privacy options... -> Sender filters -> generic_nonmember_action
to something other than Accept, or if this isn't viable, add the list
address to hold_these_nonmembers.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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