mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Jan 7 15:34:26 GMT 2003
At 15:28 07/01/2003, you wrote:
> > >Is it possible to test if the RBL-server answer and if not
> > >just skip it and do the rest?
> > SpamAssassin can't do that. If you do the RBL checking with
> > MailScanner, it
> > will do what you want. SpamAssassin isn't very robust when
> > services it is
> > using fail.
>My understanding (read assumption!) was that if you use MailScanner to do
>the RBL checks, and then pass to SpamAssassin for further checks that any
>message from a host found in the RBL will be marked as SPAM, even if the
>spamassassin score would have been lower than the spam threshold. In
>other words the mailscanner RBL checks and the spamassassin checks are
Correct. They are separate.
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