Ticket #20 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

prune defunct blacklists from qtp-set-rbls

Reported by: hakamadare Owned by: eric
Priority: moderate Milestone:
Component: qtp-set-rbls Version: 1.4.10
Keywords: Cc:
Estimated Number of Hours: 0 Add Hours to Ticket: 0
Billable?: yes Total Hours: 1


Several of the blacklists installed by qtp-set-rbls are arguably defunct; while nothing should prevent an admin from monitoring the health of the blacklists used by his own systems, it seems like it would be better if a qtp tool didn't make it easier for newbies to configure broken RBLs :)

Problem RBLs:

  • list.dsbl.org (-loose, -moderate, -tight)

has been dead since 2008, per  http://dsbl.org/

  • dnsbl.tqmcube.com (-tight)

homepage now points to a different for-pay blacklist, also see  http://www.dnsbl.com/2007/06/status-of-dnsbltqmcubecom-abandoned.html

  • bl.csma.biz (-tight)

homepage currently gives 404, doesn't respond to DNS requests (this may be a temporary problem, unlike the two listed above)

Please consider removing these RBLs from qtp in a future release.


Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by eric

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Total Hours changed from 0 to 1
  • Version set to 1.4.10
  • Resolution set to fixed

All of your changes have been applied. I also added a few rbls from Sam @spamdyke.org to the tight configuration.

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