Best way to use blacklists?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 19 17:14:09 GMT 2002

At 16:52 19/11/2002, you wrote:
> > Is it fairly simple to turn off all blacklist checking in SA?
> >  If so how?  I want to avoid checking the blacklists twice.
>I would say simply give SA no blacklist entry/filename in the
>spam.assassing.prefs file. Just a wild guess. But if SpamAssassin has no
>blacklist associated, what list does it use? :-)

In your spam.assassin.prefs.conf file, there is a line that says
        # ignore_rbl_checks 1
Just un-comment it.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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