[Pkg-exim4-users] Recipient black list not working
marcel_exim4 at datkan.net
Sun Feb 15 23:28:31 UTC 2009
Ok, I will answer my own question: it DOES work, just not when the mail
is sent from my local system. It works when sent from outside. Sorry for
> I just upgraded my system from etch to lenny. Since I did not properly
> upgrade my configuration earlier, exim-config continued to refuse to
> work with my current configuration. Therefor I wiped out my current exim
> config and I'm back at the default lenny exim config.
> What I used to have, and what I want again, is recipient blacklisting. I
> tried the steps below and they don't work (i.e. email to blacklisted
> addresses are accepted).
> This is what I did:
> 1. I'm choose for split configuration files
> 2. I created the file: /etc/exim4/conf.d/main/10_local_macros_marcel
> with the following content:
> CHECK_RCPT_LOCAL_ACL_FILE = /etc/exim4/acl.local
> CHECK_RCPT_VERIFY_SENDER = TRUE
> CHECK_RCPT_IP_DNSBLS = sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org
> 3. I created a file: /etc/exim4/acl.local with the following content:
> log_message = match recipients_drop.list.
> recipients = /etc/exim4/recipients_drop.list
> 4. I assume the code above is called from
> /etc/exim4/conf.d/acl/30_exim4-config_check_rcpt where it says:
> # This hook allows you to hook in your own ACLs without having to
> # modify this file. If you do it like we suggest, you'll end up with
> # a small performance penalty since there is an additional file being
> # accessed. This doesn't happen if you leave the macro unset.
> .ifdef CHECK_RCPT_LOCAL_ACL_FILE
> .include CHECK_RCPT_LOCAL_ACL_FILE
> 5. I created a file: /etc/exim4/recipients_drop.list which contains a
> list a black listed email addresses.
> 6. I do: sudo invoke-rc.d exim4 restart
> 7. I send a mail to a black listed address and it is delivered :-(
> What am I doing wrong? A similar setup was working in etch using
> non-split configuration.
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