Enhanced e-mail SPAM protection in ISPConfig 3
The command below enables a stricter SPAM handling for postfix on ISPConfig 3 servers.
- Reject sender hostnames with invalid syntax
- Reject sender hostnames that are no fully qualified domains (e.g. reject “server1″ but allow server1.domain.tld)
- Reject sender domains that have no DNS records
- Check sender IP addresses against realtime blacklists.
First make a backup of the postfix main.cf file in case that you want to reverse the changes later:
cp -pf /etc/postfix/main.cf /etc/postfix/main.cf.bak
Then execute this command to enable the additional spam protection functions (the command is one line!).
postconf -e ‘smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks, permit_sasl_authenticated, reject_invalid_hostname, reject_non_fqdn_hostname, reject_unknown_recipient_domain, reject_non_fqdn_recipient, reject_unauth_destination, reject_non_fqdn_sender, reject_unknown_sender_domain, reject_unknown_recipient_domain, reject_rbl_client cbl.abuseat.org,reject_rbl_client dul.dnsbl.sorbs.net,reject_rbl_client ix.dnsbl.manitu.net, check_recipient_access mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual_recipient.cf, reject_unauth_destination’
Then restart postfix: