DNSBL Whitelist

Bill Anderson billa at STERLING.NET
Thu Jul 17 22:41:24 IST 2003

Thanks, I will give it a go.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Spicer" <kevins at BMRB.CO.UK>
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 2:11 PM
Subject: Re: DNSBL Whitelist

> On Thu, 2003-07-17 at 16:23, Bill Anderson wrote:
> >Is there a way to do the same thing, however make the response a
> >whitelist.
> >There is a service out there called TCATS, that provides a whitelist of
> >good
> >IP's as well as a black list.  I would like to use the whitelist to
> >reduce
> >false positives, but have not found a way to integrate it with
> >MailScanner.
> I don't believe theres currently any way of doing this with MailScanner,
> however if you use SpamAssassin to do the RBL checks you can do it.
> I _think_ its done by adding something like the following to
> spam.assassin.prefs.conf
> header RCVD_IN_TCATS rbleval:check_rbl('relay',
> 'accept.the-carrot-and-the-stick.com.')
> describe RCVD_IN_TCATS Listed in TCATS see
> http://www.the-carrot-and-the-stick.com/
> tflags RCVD_IN_TCATS net nice
> score RCVD_IN_TCATS -10
> [NOTE: the first two pairs of lines are single lines which my mail
> client has wrapped] You can set the score to what you like (but it
> should be negative).
> I basically nicked the above from the way spamassassin handles the
> bondedsender.org whitelist.
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