Damian Mendoza damian at WORKGROUPSOLUTIONS.COM
Tue Jul 22 17:43:48 IST 2003


If you find the resolution, please let me know. It's been killing me at one of my accounts - the CEO hates getting SPAM and he is the one that keeps getting the "whitelisted" SPAM.



-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Kettler [mailto:mkettler at EVI-INC.COM]
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 9:16 AM
Subject: Re: Whitelisted

At 10:19 AM 7/22/2003 -0400, Kris Zabriskie wrote:
>I know this has come up several times on the MailScanner mailing list, but I
>have not seen a clear cut answer on why this happends and I know several
>people are having the same problem.  Our spam has gone through the roof
>recently.  A good portion of it is spam, that SpamAssassin has identified as
>spam, but in the header it says "not spam (whitelisted)".  OK.  Obviously
>somewhere it says, that this e-mail address is ok.  So I continue to look
>around.  No mentionment of the address in spam.whitelist.rules for
>mailscanner.  So it must be SA!  I go over to 60_whitelist.conf.  The
>address is not in there, in fact I delete all of the addresses.  I then,
>jump over to the MailScanner conf, and take a look in there to make sure I
>am not using SA for whitelisting.  In the MailScanner conf it says:
>SpamAssassin Auto Whitelist = no

The "not spam (whitelisted)" is a MailScanner whitelisting, not a
SpamAssassin whitelisting. Check your mailscanner config.

SA will indicate whitelists by rules that modify the score, and not any
other way.

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