[Mailman-Users] spam from list-owner to own list

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Jan 31 20:37:23 CET 2010

Dennis Carr wrote:

>Seem to be getting this a lot on ffml at here - spam comes from ffml-owner, 
>but that address is not subscribed, so it bounces, and bombards six people 
>with rejected spam. Is there a more elegant way to deal with this than add 
>subscriber to a 'summarily discard all' rule?

Adding listname-owner at ... to discard_these_nonmembers actually seems
like a pretty good solution to me.

The only other thing you might do in Mailman is try some
header_filter_rules to block the spam.

Of course, blocking it in the MTA ahead of Mailman is the best solution.

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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