Configuring SpamRATS on MailEnable

To see if you qualify for free usage of the SpamRATS Reputation lists, please review our Terms of Service.

For deeper insight into what the SpamRATS RBLs are about, check out our whitepaper.

How to configure SpamRATS RBLs on MailEnable MTA

First off, whithin your MailEnable Administrator program, navigate to:
Servers >> Services and Connectors
Right click on SMTP, select Properties, and then select the DNS Blacklisting tab.

To enable RBL protection, simply tick the option Enable DNS Blacklisting. Then, add the desired SpamRATS RBL by selecting the Configure blacklists button, followed by the Add button. When the popup windows opens, enter the blacklist service name (RATS-Dyna / RATS-NoPtr / RATS-Spam). After clicking OK, choose the newly added SpamRATS RBL, and configure the Blacklist details:

  Lookup type: DNSBL (IP) blacklist lookup

  Lookup type: DNSBL (IP) blacklist lookup

  Lookup type: DNSBL (IP) blacklist lookup

Warning: Please remember that you will NOT be able to use public DNS servers to query our data. You will need your own DNS servers in place that clearly identifies who is making the query before we can allow you access to the SpamRATS DNSBL Public Mirrors. With a subscription, there are alternative ways to get data.

Blocked Users

You may find that your ability to query the SpamRATS DNSBL Public Mirrors has been restricted. This could be due to the usage not falling within our Terms of Service. Before restricting any queries we try to reach out via email. Please check to see if you received an email from at your public email address. If you have received the message, please reply to it.

If you would like to continue using the SpamRATS RBLs, please contact us and include the IP(s) that you used to query in your email.

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