MailScanner works for all but me!

Julian Field jkf at
Sun May 19 21:44:17 IST 2002

Check your Accept Spam From list and your spam.whitelist.conf list.

At 20:38 19/05/2002, you wrote:
>I installed MailScanner-3.15-2 on our mail server, and specified
>Always Include SpamAssassin Report = yes
>in mailscanner.conf. It seems to be doing the right thing for everybody
>(here's a sample of someone else's mail:
>X-MailScanner-SpamCheck: SpamAssassin (score=0.3, required 7,
>except for me (in my regular, non-root account)! All I get is:

I still can't see how anyone gets empty headers like that, it won't do it
on my systems

>Is there a local config file for me that has something set so I can't
>get the SpamAssassin report? Could it be related to the fact that my
>email address is the postmaster address?
>(I don't know if this is related or not, but I haven't gotten any
>messages tagged as spam since I upgraded to 3.14, but other people's
>mail is correctly getting tagged.)
>Thanks in advance.
>Stuart Luppescu       -=- s-luppescu at
>University of Chicago -=- CCSR
>$B:MJ8$HCRF`H~$NIc(B    -=- Kernel 2.4.18-xfs
>Computer programs expand so as to fill the core available.

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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