Projects / Scam-backscatter


Scam-backscatter is a milter that prevents backscatter on mail servers which don't host mailboxes locally. It validates mailboxes by verifying the recipient addresses hosted on a different mail server.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  21 Feb 2010 07:39

    Release Notes: This release fixes a compilation error under Linux. A Makefile has been added for OpenBSD. Parsing of the mailertable has been improved.

    •  05 Oct 2009 23:55

      Release Notes: An IPv6 address is now supported for the SMTP backend. A hostname can be resolved to an IPv6 address A backoff feature has been added to limit connection attempts when a connection to the backend SMTP server cannot be established.

      •  03 Jul 2009 15:48

        Release Notes: Scam-backscatter now supports fallback for the backend SMTP server with the FALLBACKEND feature. A bug in the USEMAILERTABLE feature left the BackSMTPPort unset. A HELOHOST feature has been added. The connection handling and the error logging have been improved.

        •  14 Feb 2009 00:34

          Release Notes: A verbose feature has been added to log the SMTP session with the backend. A minor bug in the connection handling was fixed.

          •  19 Sep 2008 20:39

            Release Notes: A mistake in the makefiles and a bug in the subdomain text were fixed. The behavior when the backend SMTP server cannot be contacted is now configurable.


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