Spam Actions Problem

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Apr 9 23:13:13 IST 2003

At 22:48 09/04/2003, you wrote:
>Rules are read from top to bottom, therefor your default action applies.

Rules are read from top to bottom, with the exception of the default action
which is applied if none of the other rules apply. It doesn't matter where
the default line is in the rules file.

>Put default at the bottom.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Thomas Chamtieh [mailto:tchamtieh at]
>Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 5:43 PM
>Subject: Spam Actions Problem
>I set the following in MailScanner.conf:
>Spam Actions = /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.actions.rules
>High Scoring Spam Actions = /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.actions.rules
>Then in spam.actions.rules I have:
>FromOrTo:       default                 deliver
>From:           <mailto:test at>test at        delete
>Then I send myself an email from <mailto:test at>test at and
>it doesn't get deleted!
>Am I doing something wrong?
>Thanks :)
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Julian Field
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