Proper way to black list and whitelist

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Jan 20 19:14:40 GMT 2003

At 18:43 20/01/2003, you wrote:
>I've found that using *@* doesn't work very well and would
>like to know why and what alternatives we can use.

You will probably need to add
as well.

>   Using the rules files on the other hand is a good idea. PITA domains
> are put in /etc/mail/access - which is my approach.
>Stephen Holland <sholland at SUMSYS.COM>
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>01/20/2003 01:43 PM
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>         Subject:        Proper way to black list and whitelist
>I have read how to black list in SA, MS and Sendmail.  What is the best
>way to BL and WL domains?  Like
><mailto:*@*>*@* and
>Edit the spam.assassin.prefs.conf and put a bunch of whitelist_from and
>blacklist_from entries.   Or create a white list and black list files and
>point MailScanner.conf to them.
>Is Definitely Not Spam = /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.whitelist.rules
>Is Definitely Spam = /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.blacklist.rules
>MS 4.11-1
>SA 2.43
>RH 7.3
>SM 8.12

Julian Field
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