Maia Mailguard Ncsa 9 May 2005

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A talk I gave to the NC System Administrators group ( http://www.ncsysadmin.org/ ) on 9-May-2005 on Maia Mailguard. Probably outdated at this point.

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Maia Mailguard Ncsa 9 May 2005

  1. 1. Spam Prevention using Maia Mailguard Tanner Lovelace North Carolina System Administrators 9/May/2005
  2. 2. The Spam Problem Spam seems to be growing at an exponential rate Running without some sort of spam filter is not an option anymore However, one size doesn’t fit all. Users need to adjust their own settings
  3. 3. Assumptions You know or already have a mail server setup You’ve heard of (or at least can lookup) amavisd-new, spamassassin, and various virus filters.
  4. 4. What is amavisd-new? Framework for mail filtering Virus scanning Spam filtering Banning dangerous attachments Handling invalid mail headers Filtering policies Quarantine and notification

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