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OK nice Idea
Authored by: Anonymous on Dec 16, '01 12:22:05AM

Can someone that understands *nix please translate this for me so I can try it? I would love to just bounce emails back that I know are spam without having to even click on them.



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OK nice Idea
Authored by: silverghost on Dec 16, '01 03:38:43AM

Hi, I thought that osx mail has that bounce to sender feature.


aloha



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Authored by: jimhill on Dec 16, '01 04:25:40AM

The basic idea is that the fetchmail program will connect to your mailserver and download your mail, then hand it all off to the procmail program. procmail will then take each message and check its headers and contents against a set of rules you set up and then ultimately dispose of each message according to the rules. If you want a great procmail-based utility to do this sort of thing, check out Catherine Hampton's SpamBouncer, at www.spambouncer.org and enjoy.

For learning how procmail works, pick your favorite search engine *cough*Google*cough* and search on "procmail" and "tutorial". It's pretty simple, all told.



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OK nice Idea
Authored by: silverghost on Dec 16, '01 05:57:34AM

Thanks ill go check that site right quick.


aloha



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