Missing Spam List Definitions

Jim Levie jim at ENTROPHY-FREE.NET
Fri Nov 22 00:54:26 GMT 2002

On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 17:30, Simon Turvey wrote:
> Hi all,
>     In the configuration options documentation the following is stated:
> "Spam List Definitions :- This file contains all the definitions of the
> "Spam Lists" (also known as RBL's or DNSBL's) which can be used to try to
> detect spam based on where each message came from. Many more spam lists can
> be added to this file, but it contains the most popular ones to get you
> started."
> Later, it is stated:
> "Spam List :-  This provides a space-separated list of "Spam Lists" (or
> RBL's or DNSBL's) which are checked for each message. These lists are based
> on the numeric IP address of the server that sent the message to your
> MailScanner server. Every list used here must be defined in the "Spam List
> Definitions" file mentioned above."
> I cannot find however, the file that contains the spam list definitions, nor
> is a location defined in mailscanner.conf.  I am using mailscanner 3.26.1-1
> in Debian/testing.
The documentation above applies to MailScanner 4.x, but you are running
3.26. In 3.x there is not an external file for defining DNS black lists.
In that version all definitions of black lists are in the
mailscanner.conf file (or done by SpamAssassin).

The instructions said to use Windows 98 or better, so I installed

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