reject mail when SPF test is incorrect for specific domain

Patrick Domack patrickdk at
Wed May 4 01:30:09 CEST 2016

Quoting Noel Butler <noel.butler at>:

> On 03/05/2016 18:02, Frédéric Goudal wrote:
>>> Le 30 avr. 2016 à 04:02, Noel Butler <noel.butler at> a écrit :
>>> On 30/04/2016 01:40, Frédéric Goudal wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I have searched for some time and have not found a solution for the
>>>> following problem :
>>>> - we do have a correct spf record for our domain
>>>> - I would like to reject mail pretending to come from our domain
>>>> Is there any way to do that with amavis ?
>>>> f.g.
>>> Better to do this at MTA level,looks like your using sendmail, so  
>>> take a look at milter-spf and see if its still maintained.
>> I was trying to avoid another layer in the mail filtering. I will try
>> to use DMARK as Quanah said. I have already DKIM signing…
>> But I had a look at milter-spf and the documentation is very very light…
> Nothing's changed then in 10 years :)

Nothing should be changed, if your filtering after reception of the email.
If it is setup for before-queue, then sure, amavis will do it just  
fine. I have no idea if amavis + sendmail are able to do before-queue  
though, I stopped using sendmail in 2005.

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