[Pkg-exim4-users] blacklisting not working despite following debian documentation

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Wed Sep 13 10:30:26 UTC 2006

On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 12:17:21PM +0200, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> I am trying to stop a domain name [rima-tde.net] from sending spam to my
> server. I am using the document /usr/share/doc/exim4-config/default-acl to
> set up my exim4.conf.template. It says;
> /etc/exim4/local_host_blacklist contains a list of IP addresses,
> networks and host names whose messages will be denied with the error
> message "locally blacklisted". This is a full exim 4 host list. Again,
> negative items can be used here, and there is also an explicit
> whitelist read in from /etc/exim4/local_host_whitelist, and whitelist
> entries override blacklistings.
> So my /etc/exim4/local_host_blacklist looks like this:
> rima-tde.net

This blacklists the host rima-tde.net. resolves to
24.red-80-25-220.staticip.rima-tde.net, which is no exact match.

If you want to blacklist everything that ends in .rima-tde.net, use
*.rima-tde.net in the host list.


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