POP3 Filter

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Sat Sep 25 02:05:45 CEST 2004


crystal1 <crystal1 at spamless.net> wrote:
> Not sure if this has been done...
> 
> Has anyone created a python script that listens on the default POP3 port
> for incoming mail, kills certain messages based on a criteria, and
> forwards the output to a non-standard port the POP3 server is listening on?
> 
> Upon recieving requests from a sender, the script would transparently
> forward traffic to the off port unless a violating condition is encountered.
> 
> I'd like to use the listening python script to check for a correct 'to:'
>   address format, attachment size limit, etc.
> 
> Before I waste too much time, do you think this is do-able?

I think you may be confused about SMTP and POP3.  

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William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca>
Open Geometry Consulting, Toronto, Canada



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