[lug] Filtering mail sent to root
duncan at adytumsolutions.com
Wed Oct 13 07:24:11 MDT 2004
On Oct 13, 2004, at 9:24 AM, Bill Thoen wrote:
> A lot of annoying spam comes to my root account, and currently I just
> it to /dev/null, but then I got to thinking that it might be good to
> accept mail generated by any process on my machine (usually these are
> alerts that something somewhere has come unglued.)
> So what's the best way to dump any mail that originated from outside
> box, but keep the internal messages?
I'm new to the list, but have you ever played with procmail? I find it
useful for just such static filtering tasks.
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