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adrdsjd@talk21.com (Alasdair Dougall) wrote:

> Hi
>
> Can anyone shed light on the following messages I am getting in
> messages log.
>
> It seems to be related to my spamassassin stuff, but not sure.


DNS is often used this way to distribute blacklist information. It's
looking up the IP of the connecting SMTP server to see if it's in the
spamhaus.org or bondedsender.org lists.

>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Alasdair Dougall
>
> Dec 15 06:41:26 wpc1365 named[4357]: client 127.0.0.1#32986: query:
> 37.7.229.150.sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org IN A
> Dec 15 06:41:26 wpc1365 named[4357]: client 127.0.0.1#32987: query:
> 66.3.83.152.sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org IN A
> Dec 15 06:41:26 wpc1365 named[4357]: client 127.0.0.1#32988: query:
> 167.13.83.152.sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org IN A
> Dec 15 06:41:26 wpc1365 named[4357]: client 127.0.0.1#32989: query:
> 37.7.229.150.sa-other.bondedsender.org IN TXT
> Dec 15 06:41:26 wpc1365 named[4357]: client 127.0.0.1#32990: query:
> 66.3.83.152.sa-other.bondedsender.org IN TXT


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