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I'm using -- for good reason -- an email catchall address on my domain. However, I'd like a few spam-saturated addresses to bounce incoming messages. Is there a program I can set for those addresses that will send the standard bounce message to any incoming mail received there?

asked 26 Dec '15, 19:23

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Hello,

I don't think you will be able to do this. But what you can do/try is to setup some procmail rules to automatically filter messages from specific senders into a spam/trash folder. See:

https://docs.webfaction.com/user-guide/email.html?highlight=procmail#automatically-filtering-email

You could probably configure a rule to send an auto-reply, but that is not recommended since usually the email used by a spammer is not intentionally used by the owner of that email address. They could just be victim of a hacked website or their computer has been compromised with malware.

You can look into spam protection options here:

https://docs.webfaction.com/user-guide/email.html?highlight=procmail#spam-protection

Hope this helps.

(26 Dec '15, 22:55) NickR ♦♦
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