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How to check if your email server looks like a spam source

May 16, 2010, 19:02 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)

"Taking full control of your own email, that is running your own email server, is a must if you really care about privacy, security or maximum customization.

"When you start doing it though, you soon find out that the hardest, or at least lest documented task, is not how to send email, or how to block spam. It is how to make sure that the email you send is always accepted by other sites, that is how to find out if your email server looks like a spam source.

"Here is a list of tips that I used to check this part of my configuration. I got them from a thread on the postfix mailing list and a couple other sources. Almost all the information below is applicable no matter which email server you use."

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