[Linux-aus] Fw: new message

Russell Coker russell at coker.com.au
Tue Oct 6 14:09:01 AEDT 2015

On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:27:32 AM James Purser wrote:
> I've got SPF setup on that domain. Apologies if you're still getting spam
> in my name

While list servers don't check SPF it's impossible for SPF to help in this 
regard.  While list servers don't implement SRS all subscribers have to either 
white-list the list server or not make a SPF error a hard failure which 
greatly limits the utility of SPF.

In most cases there's no point in having a list server or other forwarding 
service pointing to a list server.  So it would probably make sense to have 
strict SPF checks on mail sent to list servers.  However even that would do 
little good as most people sending mail don't have SPF enabled for hard-fail 
because of these problems.

I've just enabled SPF checks for the LUV list server.  I'll investigate SRS 

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