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       opendmarc - DMARC email policy filter for MTAs


       opendmarc  [-A]  [-c  configfile]  [-f]  [-l]  [-n] [-p socketspec] [-P
       pidfile] [-t file[,file[...]]]  [-u userid[:group]] [-v] [-V]


       opendmarc   implements   the   prooposed   DMARC   specification    for
       authentication of message and reporting of observed traffic.

       opendmarc  uses the milter interface, originally distributed as part of
       version 8.11 of sendmail(8), to provide a DMARC processing service  for
       mail transiting a milter-aware MTA.

       Most,  if not all, of the command line options listed below can also be
       set using a configuration file.  See the -c option for details.

       opendmarc  relies  on  addition  of  Authentication-Results  fields  by
       upsteam  filters  on  trusted  hosts  to  collect  input  to  the DMARC
       algorithm.  It does not itself do DKIM or SPF evaluation.


       -A     Automatically re-start on failures.  Use with  caution;  if  the
              filter  fails  instantly after it starts, this can cause a tight
              fork(2) loop.  This can be mitigated using some  values  in  the
              configuration file to limit restarting.  See opendmarc.conf(5).

       -c configfile
              Read  the  named  configuration file.  See the opendmarc.conf(5)
              man page for details.  Values  in  the  configuration  file  are
              overridden  when  their  equivalents are provided on the command
              line until a configuration reload occurs.  The OPERATION section
              describes  how  reloads are triggered.  The default is to read a
              configuration file from /etc/opendmarc.conf if  one  exists,  or
              otherwise to apply defaults to all values.

       -f     Normally  opendmarc  forks  and  exits  immediately, leaving the
              service running in the background.  This  flag  suppresses  that
              behaviour so that it runs in the foreground.

       -l     Log via calls to syslog(3) any interesting activity.

       -n     Parse   the  configuration  file  and  command  line  arguments,
              reporting any errors found, and then exit.  The exit value  will
              be 0 if the filter would start up without complaint, or non-zero

       -p socketspec
              Specifies the socket that should be established by the filter to
              receive   connections  from  sendmail(8)  in  order  to  provide
              service.  socketspec is in one of two  forms:  local:path  which
              creates   a  UNIX  domain  socket  at  the  specified  path,  or
              inet:port[@host] or inet6:port[@host] which creates a TCP socket
              on  the specified port within the specified protocol family.  If
              the host is not given as either a hostname or an IP address, the
              socket  will  be listening on all interfaces.  If neither socket
              type is specified, local is assumed, meaning  the  parameter  is
              interpreted as a path at which the socket should be created.  If
              an IP address is used, it must be enclosed in  square  brackets.
              This parameter is mandatory.

       -P pidfile
              Specifies  a file into which the filter should write its process
              ID at startup.

       -t file[,file[,...]]
              Reads email messages from the named files and processes them  as
              if  they  were  received  by  the  filter.   The  service is not
              started, and actions normally sent back to the MTA will  instead
              be printed on standard output.

       -u userid[:group]
              Attempts  to  be  come  the  specified  userid  before  starting
              operations.  The process will be assigned all of the groups  and
              primary  group  ID of the named userid unless an alternate group
              is  specified.   See  the  FILE  PERMISSIONS  section  for  more

       -v     Increase verbose output during test mode (see -t above).  May be
              specified more  than  once  to  request  increasing  amounts  of

       -V     Print  the  version  number  and  supported canonicalization and
              signature algorithms, and then exit without doing anything else.


       Upon receiving SIGUSR1, if the filter was started with a  configuration
       file,  it  will  be  re-read  and  the  new values used.  Note that any
       command line overrides provided at startup time will be lost when  this
       is  done.   Also,  the  following  configuration file values (and their
       corresponding command line items, if any) are not reloaded through this
       process:    AutoRestart    (-A),   AutoRestartCount,   AutoRestartRate,
       Background, MilterDebug, PidFile (-P), Socket (-p), UMask, UserID (-u).
       The  filter  does  not  automatically  check the configuration file for
       changes and reload.


       This man page covers version 1.3.0 of opendmarc.


       Copyright (c) 2012, The Trusted Domain Project.  All rights reserved.


       opendmarc.conf(5), sendmail(8)

       Sendmail Operations Guide

       RFC4408 - Sender Policy Framework

       RFC5321 - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

       RFC5322 - Internet Messages

       RFC5451 - Message Header Field for  Indicating  Message  Authentication

       RFC6376 - DomainKeys Identified Mail

       RFC6591  -  Authentication  Failure Reporting Using the Abuse Reporting

                          The Trusted Domain Project              opendmarc(8)

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