Mailing List CGatePro@mail.stalker.com Message #105749
From: Mark J Strawcutter <mjstraw@iup.edu>
Subject: Re: block .party domains
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:13:05 -0400
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com>
correct.

We've been blocking .info for a couple years, and these are the only exceptions we've granted (in response to user complaints)

Mark

On 7/31/2015 4:43 PM, Jeff Wark wrote:
In Mark's example, I believe he is blocking the entire *.info domain with his
last line: *.info = ERROR

The previous entries are exceptions to that global, domain-wide block.

Really, I can't believe a legitimate business is using a .info domain.  ;)
--

Jeff Wark
Tbaytel Internet
On Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:20:01 -0500
   "Chris Vlad" <postmaster@lightology.com> wrote:
  >> Hello Mark and Jeff,
  >> I think the difference is where you are blocking a known domain like  "
educationusa.info" and I am trying to block the whole
  >>.info TLD, like in .party, .date, .faith . It seems to me that the cgp
parser  does not understand when I specify just the
  >>TLDwithout the domain name  "*.party" that I want the whole TLD ".party"
  >>
  >> Chris V.
  >>
  >>
  >> -----Original Message----- From: Mark J Strawcutter
  >> Sent: Friday, July 31, 2015 9:41 AM
  >> To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions
  >> Subject: Re: block .party domains
  >>
  >> This is the technique we use (currently for .info and .click) then grant
  >> exceptions.  Right now .info looks like this:
  >>
  >> achieva.info = achieva.info._smtp
  >> ncsb.info = ncsb.info._smtp
  >> edas.info = edas.info._smtp
  >> educationusa.info = educationusa.info._smtp
  >> atamerica.info = atamerica.info._smtp
  >> masd.info = masd.info._smtp
  >> omani.info = omani.info._smtp
  >> *.info = ERROR
  >>
  >>
  >> Markj
  >>
  >> On 7/31/2015 9:11 AM, Jeff Wark wrote:
  >>> I think you can go a little better than that (although it is for 'Return-Path'
  >>> instead of 'From' addresses)
  >>>
  >>> The Router should allow you to block certain addresses/domains.
  >>>
  >>> http://www.communigate.com/CommuniGatePro/Router.html#Special
  >>>
  >>>  From the documentation:
  >>>     Example:
  >>>       bad.company.com = error
  >>>        <junk> = error
  >>>     With these records entered, the Server will reject all E-mail messages and
  >>> Signals
  >>>     sent to the bad.company.com domain or to the Main Domain address junk.
  >>>
  >>> In that case, 'error' is used, but you can use 'null', 'error', or
'blacklisted'.
  >>>
  >>> --
  >>>
  >>> Jeff Wark
  >>> Tbaytel Internet
  >>> On Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:09:56 -0500
  >>>    "Chris Vlad" <postmaster@lightology.com> wrote:
  >>> >> I am trying to block all emails coming from domains like .party, .review,
  >>> .webcam...etc.
  >>>   >> I tried to add “*.party” in Settings>Network>Blacklisted IPs> Detect
  >>> Blacklisted by DNS Name as wells as “party” in the
  >>>   >>SpanCatcher blockedsenders file and none seem to work, is it the syntax
I got
  >>> wrong or it may have something to do with parser
  >>>   >>treating it a tld and is ignored?
  >>> >>
  >>>   >> Chris V.
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