Logging mailed marked as spam by RBL

Dale Lovelace dlovelace at HOTELS.COM
Tue Nov 19 19:53:55 GMT 2002

  Ok, I finally got some spam from a RBL'ed site so I could see the log
entry. I noticed a strange entry:

Nov 19 13:13:25 relay-01 MailScanner[24780]: Spam Actions: (RBL) Bounce

  And that's it. Shouldn't the $from be at the end of the line? I
noticed that SpamAssassin bounce lines were similar in that they left
off the $from.


  Dale Lovelace

-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: Logging mailed marked as spam by RBL

At 18:46 19/11/2002, you wrote:
>   When MailScanner marks a message as spam because it is in the RBL,
> it log this? If so, what does the log entry look like?

         Log Spam = yes
and you'll see.

>   Is there a way to test to make sure MailScanner is marking mail that
> from an RBLed site as spam?

Relay a message through it, i.e. send yourself some mail using the open
relay as your smtp server.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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