the passivetrap script figures out which ip address delivered the email to the spamtrap's email server. the ip address gets added to the local spamikaze blocklist, unless the ip address is whitelisted (eg. a known mail server). spamikaze notifies other spamikaze systems of the spamtrap event (future functionality, not currently implemented).
spamikaze is designed to be easily customizable and extensible. the various components of a spamikaze setup do not need to run on the same computer. how to use this site. a wiki is a collaborative site; anyone can contribute and share: create yourself an account on the user preferences page .
to remove yourself from this blocklist you can enter the ip number in the form and submit it. do remember that sending spam to users on this machine might get it blocked again. another option is to submit your email address in our whitelist.
the passive spam block list, or psbl, uses the spamikaze software, which works in a really simple way. if one of my spamtraps receives email from a certain ip address, then that ip address gets listed. after a certain time the ip address times out and is automatically dropped from the list.
if you see a non-spam email listed on the evidence page, please contact me so i can improve the software. if you need more details on why your server got listed, or you think the spamikaze software made a mistake, feel free to send me email at psbl(at)surriel(dot)com and i'll see what i can do. mail server logs are generally available.
the spamikaze scripts should be installed on disk somewhere; in this manual we'll assume the scripts are installed in /opt/spamikaze/scripts, but it really doesn't matter where they are. the perl module (spamikaze.pm) should either be installed in the same directory as the scripts, or somewhere else in perl's search path. perl modules
this results in a simple listing policy: an ip address gets added to the psbl when it sends email to a spamtrap, that email is not identified as non-spam and the ip address is not a known mail server. removal. removal of ip addresses from the list can be done by anyone.
How to use dnswl.org in your spam filter - E-Mail Reputation
spamikaze is an automated spam block system that can also consider whitelists to minimize the risk of false positives. the spamikaze website shows how to configure the system in general. in order to use dnswl.org data with spamikaze, change your spamikaze/config file: [mail] whitelistzones = list.dnswl.org mutt
to achieve this i simply add any host that spams the spamtraps of the many domains i'm running to the blacklist, but allow anybody to remove the host from the list. psbl is powered by spamikaze software. spamcop spamcop é um serviço gratuito para ajudar a punir spammers por enviar e-mail indevido a você. spamhaus block list (sbl)