Tag Archive: mail

Mar 27 2013

Tech Tip: Don’t use qmail as a mail server

A while ago I added a new anti-spam technique to my mail server setup called “No Listing”. No listing basically means putting a high priority MX record in the DNS that always rejects mail server connections.. It seems, however, that the qmail mail server can’t cope with that.  It’s not RFC compliant.

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Nov 15 2012

Adding Envelope Sender in sendmail

Fair warning: This post is pretty darn technical and is of little interest to people who don’t muck around with Linux and/or mail servers. Recently I had a problem with someone on a midrange.com mailing list where they sent obvious spam. The problem was, they were a subscriber to the list and had posted before …

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Nov 19 2009

Report as SPAM

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It’s nice that many of the major mail providers give you the ability to report a message you’ve received as spam … but some of them make it far TOO easy to report something as spam. I’ve noticed that many of the big names put the “Report as spam” button way too close to the …

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Mar 16 2008

iPhone

iPhone

We bit the bullet … we got iPhones.   Our Verizon cell phone contract has been up for quite a while and they’ve been bugging us to re-up for a new two year contract … but I haven’t been super happy with the service and phones, so we started thinking about what other provider and …

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