[Esa-l] Doing mail filtering in Sendmail itself

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Tue May 1 09:45:31 PDT 2001

At 10:30 AM 5/1/2001, Mark A. Hershberger wrote:
>While perusing CPAN today, I came across the following module:
>    Sendmail::Milter - Interface to sendmail's Mail Filter API
>Apparently, using this module, you can embed mail filters into
>the sendmail process itself 

Nope. A "Milter" filter runs as a separate process and
communicates with Sendmail via sockets. It does slow Sendmail
down quite a bit, even on a fast machine.


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