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Re: Postgrey and RBL checks

From: Patric Falinder <patric.falinder_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 27 2010 - 06:54:56 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

Henrik K skrev 2010-10-27 08:52:
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 08:45:56AM +0200, Patric Falinder wrote:
>> I just set up Postgrey yesterday and it works just fine.
>> One thing that got me thinking though was that if I have greylisting
>> check Before reject_rbl_client, shouldn't the rbl check be skipped
>> if the IP get's greylisted and Then checked with rbl when/if it
>> passes the greylisting? Or am I thinking wrong here?
>
> Use --greylist-action=450 or so.
>
> "To set the action to be returned to postfix when a message fails
> postgrey's tests and should be deferred, use the
> --greylist-action=ACTION option.
>
> By default, postgrey returns DEFER_IF_PERMIT, which causes postfix to
> check the rest of the restrictions and defer the message only if it
> would otherwise be accepted. A delay action of 451 causes postfix to
> always defer the message with an SMTP reply code of 451 (temp fail)."
>
ah, thanks a lot for the quick answer! Will check it out :)

Thanks,
-Patric