How to configure MailScanner 4.05-3 to work with RBL?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Dec 6 09:11:57 GMT 2002

At 23:15 05/12/2002, you wrote:
>I configured MailScanner and my RBL like this:
>[kwang at h34-246 MailScanner]$ grep -i "^spam" MailScanner.conf
>Spam Header = X-MailScanner-SpamCheck:
>Spam Score Header = X-MailScanner-SpamScore:
>Spam Score Character = s
>Spam Modify Subject = yes
>Spam Subject Text = {Spam?}
>Spam List Definitions = /etc/MailScanner/spam.lists.conf
>Spam Checks = yes
>Spam List =       # UCIT

That gives the "pretty name" of the Spam List to use. You then have to
define the real domain name used by this Spam Lists in the
/etc/MailScanner/spam.lists.conf file.

>Spam List Timeout = 10
>SpamAssassin Auto Whitelist = yes
>SpamAssassin Prefs File = /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>SpamAssassin Timeout = 30
>Spam Score = yes
>Spam Actions = deliver
>[kwang at h34-246 MailScanner]$ host
> has address
>But when I sent a message from AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD, it went through
>MailScanner without any spam tag. Is there anything wrong in my
>Kai Wang

Julian Field
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