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BudDurland

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We have our Kerio server front-ended by a spam filter (at least until Kerio does GreyListing). I can configure the spam filter to only accept e-mail to known addresses, which I can import into the spam filter via a text file. All I need a mechanism to generate the text file from Kerio.

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tek_san

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We have all of our contacts in the primary domain and a lot of mail aliases point to the other domains.
That makes exporting contacts from the contacts.cfg difficult.
I use the handy automator script I found on
http://www.geekology.co.za/blog/2009/02/extract-and-sort-ema il-addresses-from-text-files-with-automator/
(If you don't use OSX you may have a look into this aoutomator script, as it shows you the regular expression it uses to extract the addresses. This is a good point to start.)
This gives me all the primary domain mail addresses in a single file.
I throw this into excel, open kerio mail admin and look into the mail alias and do some copy and paste for the rest of the addresses.
I know this is not fully automated, but to sum it up, it took me about 20 minutes to have a textfile with all my mail addresses.
As you we use it to import it into our spamfilter (nospamproxy).
We do not export new addresslists if changes happen, we only make the changes in our spamfilter, which lets us add and remove mailaddresses.
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Oliver

KC 7.3.1, Win2003 in vsphere 4.1, store drive attached via iSCSI, OS drive attached via NFS.
220+ IMAP Accounts: 210 OSX Mail /Entourage Clients, 10 Outlook 2003 KOC Clients - iPhones, Nokia E66, HTC 4350
Archive:EMA Appliance, SpamFilter: Nospamproxy
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TorW

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There's unfortunately no way to get a list with all the valid addresses in KMS. You can't ask for it on KMS' limited LDAP server either. In short: it's very hard to get any type of administrative information out of KMS in an automated way. See this thread for more and the feature request number for an administrative backend. Please contact Kerio and add yourself to it!

We're about to install our second KMS (long story), but they both have to sit alone on their own public IP. They can't be placed behind our central mail gateway: we can't do recipient verification from the gateway, thus creating too much backscatter. Manual lists are prone to being wrong, incomplete or out of sync, and our addresses keeps changing all the time. We would have to generate a manual list every day ...

Quite a waste of resources and tad too complicated an operating environment for my tastes.
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