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SearchOpenSource: Fighting Spam with Qpsmtpd, Part One

Dec 22, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turnbull)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"Qpsmtpd is a Perl-based smtpd daemon that was developed by Ask Bjørn Hansen. Qpsmtpd is used for spam protection on apache.org, cpan.org and perl.org, and a number of others. It provides all the standard SMTP functionality and is supported by a series of extensible plug-ins, also written in Perl.

"In this two-part tip, I will demonstrate how to use qpsmtpd. In the first part, I will show you how to install qpsmtpd. The tip assumes you are using a Linux-based distribution such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux. In the second half, I'll demonstrate how to configure qpsmtpd and put it in front of your existing MTA..."

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