[NBLUG/talk] Reject mail to specific users.
E Frank Ball
frankb at frankb.us
Fri Mar 9 14:57:07 PST 2007
On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 02:26:43PM -0800, Steve Johnson wrote:
> On 3/9/07, E Frank Ball <frankb at frankb.us> wrote:
> >On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 01:05:45PM -0800, Steve Johnson wrote:
> >> I have a sendmail question, I noticed that a lot of system accounts
> >> bin, www-data, etc..) tend to get tons of email from spammers.. Is there
> >> way (besides aliasing them to |/dev/null) to reject mail to these
> >There is no need for any of these accounts to receive mail.
> >Just delete them from the aliases file and any mail will be
> >rejected. I did that for uucp when it started getting spam.
> Well, on my Debian system, these are actualy accounts, not alaises, so to
> get rid of them would mean to deluser them, and I believe that would break
> things =)
Your right, mail does get received, it just piles up
un-noticed without the alias. oops.
I don't know how to stop it with sendmail, but I can block
it with postfix by using an access-recipient file.
E Frank Ball frankb at frankb.us
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