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Anti-spam server

Software Against Unsolicited Commercial Email is an SMTP frontend written to fight spam and promote good system configuration and administration. It sits between the Internet and your actual mail software. The program is extremely aggressive in checking incoming email and its sources; if it discovers any problems, it will not accept the mail. Mail from previously unknown sources is delayed to test for bait addresses or cancelled accounts. When mail is sent to a bait address its sources are blacklisted. as per the developer, the program delays mail from new sites and senders, and will bounce sites that are misconfigured, whether or not they are spam.

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Download version 0.8.1 (beta)
released on 15 January 2004


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey2 January 2001

Leaders and contributors

Ian Jackson Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer E-mail
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Help E-mail
Bug Tracking E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite userv
Weak prerequisite Linux 2.2 ipchains firewalling
Required to use Tcl 8.1 or later
Required to use adns
Weak prerequisite authbind

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 January 2004.


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