[Mailman-Users] Spam filtering

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Feb 17 15:41:45 CET 2010

Larry Stone wrote:

>On 2/17/10 7:56 AM, Geoff Shang at geoff at QuiteLikely.com wrote:
>> 1.  It's possible to use an IP address to block(at least temporarily)
>> these messages.  If I put this IP address into a Mailman spam filter, will
>> this be checked *before* checking whether or not the person is a member of
>> the list?  I want to know if list admins can block these without bugging
>> their site admins to do it upstream.
>Probably better to do this in the MTA, not Mailman.

I agree that it may be better in the MTA, but to answer the question,
yes, header_filter_rules are checked first.

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