LinuxBeginner.org: Spam Filtering with Postfix, AMaViSd-new, and Spamassassin
Aug 29, 2003, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to gotroot for this link.
"Spam, it's become the thorn in everyone's side, flooding
mailboxes from home users to choking mail servers at the corporate
level. Spam accounts for nearly half of the traffic carried on the
Internet and it is only going to get worse.
"It can be fought with success using the right open source
tools, a little elbow grease, and a little maintenance after its
"The tools we used are Debian GNU/Linux, Postfix, amavisd-new,
spamassassin, and razor. We will also use Fetchmail to retrieve
mail from our isp and pass it to postfix. The combination creates a
strong e-mail gateway that will filter and strip spam from ever
entering your, or your companies mailboxes..."