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Date:      Mon, 14 Jan 2008 15:41:32 -0500 (EST)
From:      Chris Hill <chris@monochrome.org>
To:        John Almberg <jalmberg@identry.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: No spam???
Message-ID:  <20080114154006.H13053@tripel.monochrome.org>
In-Reply-To: <87A9631B-EAC5-41B8-B4C2-001C3ADBA486@identry.com>
References:  <87A9631B-EAC5-41B8-B4C2-001C3ADBA486@identry.com>

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On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, John Almberg wrote:

[...]
> At the beginning of the week, I was getting a few spam a day in my 
> spam folder. What has me spooked is that this whole weekend I got 
> exactly one spam in my spam folder (a false positive, in fact). This 
> is down from around 500 that I normally get per day (which is why I 
> was keen to get an up-to-date mailserver!)
>
> I know this is an odd thing to worry about, but is this normal? Since 
> the spam doesn't even seem to be reaching spamd, I'm guessing that the 
> real hero is pf, which must be blocking 99.99% of spam at the packet 
> level.
>
> Is this normal?

I don't know if it's normal or not, but it sounds like a great result. 
Would you mind sharing your pf config?

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Chris Hill               chris@monochrome.org
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