package updates

After Debian Squeeze was released last weekend, development will speed up again. Today I uploaded a new postfwd package which ships also the postfwd2 script, a prefork server version. I also started to orphan packages I'm not using anymore or having dead upstream. The first candidate was policyd-weight, fortunately Chris…

[security] policyd-weight 0.1.14-beta-6etch1/0.1.14.15-1

This Tuesday Robert Felber released a new upstream version. It is a (local) security bugfix (and some minor fixes) which was reported on Sunday by Chris Howells to the Debian Security Team (as well as to other vendors). Today DSA-1531 was released. Right from the DSA: "... created its socket…

Reduce spam significant

With policyd-weight you are able to reject mails before the body is received by your MTA, here postfix. No bounce mails, less wasted bandwidth and cpu time. policyd-weight scores characteristics of the mail positive or negative, is a defined value reached, it got rejected. The scores are currently: DNSBLs/RHSBLs…

Running different policyd-weight instances

Why run different instances of policyd-weight? Cause you may want use different scorings based on Access Policy Delegation. At first you need make a copy of policyd-weight and modify it, since Robert didn't implement a switch to specify a config file (yet): # cp policyd-weight policyd-weight-instance2 # sed "s/\/policyd-weight.conf/…