[RndTbl] Postfix Policy Daemon

Michael SIerks msierks at gwn.ca
Wed Dec 12 15:59:15 CST 2012

I am running.

Arch Linux
Postfix 2.9.4
Postfwd 1.3.2

Unfortunately Postfwd was the policy daemon that was not working. I kept 
getting annoying array/list errors that I had to manually fix. It seems 
the syntax for arrays in perl changed with the version I am running 
which is 5.16.2.

Anyways, as I could not find a package for Policyd v2 so I am in the 
process of creating one. And will drop postfwd in favor of policyd.

Weird how there is no official package for policyd on arch though.

Michael Sierks

On 12/11/12 14:36, Adam Thompson wrote:
> What distro & what version of it?
> What version of postfix?
> Why doesn't policyd "run properly"?  Do you get any error messages?
> There's really only one mainstream solution, and that's to use policyd 
> (www.policyd.org <http://www.policyd.org>). There are other, less 
> well-supported policy daemons... see 
> http://www.postfix.org/addon.html#policyfor a list.
> -Adam Thompson
> athompso at athompso.net
> *From:*roundtable-bounces at muug.mb.ca 
> [mailto:roundtable-bounces at muug.mb.ca] *On Behalf Of *Michael SIerks
> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 11, 2012 2:12 PM
> *To:* Continuation of Round Table discussion
> *Subject:* [RndTbl] Postfix Policy Daemon
> Hello All,
> I have recently setup a new email server running postfix, dovecot, 
> etc... One of the issues I have is stopping my clients from sending a 
> rediculous amount of mail as they tend to use my server from sending 
> there spam. I was hoping to use a policy daemon to stop users from 
> sending more than 100 emails per day and adjust the limit depending on 
> the user/client. Unforunately I cannot find a policy daemon for 
> postfix that runs properly on my distro.
> Does anyone have any ideas ? Is there an up to date policy daemon out 
> there for postfix or an alternative solution to restrict my users.
> Michael Sierks
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