Steve Douglas steve.douglas at SBIINCORPORATED.COM
Tue Jul 22 18:14:35 IST 2003

I pretty well have given up on trying to figure out this too.  I have
numerous address in my spam.whitelist.rules and they just get plain ignored.
This statement is invoked by the "Is Definitely Not Spam" statement in the
MS conf file.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kris Zabriskie [mailto:zabriskw at ITECH.NET]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 9:20 AM
> Subject: Whitelisted
> 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
> I have NO idea what is going on here!  Below is just an example of one
> that
> got through.
> This is everything from mail.log pertaining to the example message:
> Jul 22 09:11:08 mustang sendmail[385422]: h6MDB1OS385422:
> from=<7hd29nsrepo at springfieldrealty.com>, size=2700, class=0, nrcpts=17,
> msgid=<xi2$-6$s-$9t$2chf4$-okqx0ur-ms at 7pjel.x.vy5>, proto=SMTP,
> daemon=MTA,
> relay=_Crystal at c66.110.164-221.clta.globetrotter.net []
> Jul 22 09:11:12 mustang sendmail[387950]: h6MDB1OS385422:
> to=<bmyers at itech.net>,<bmcnamee at itech.net>,<blue1 at itech.net>,<blshu at itech.
> ne
> t>,<bknipple at itech.net>,support,<brandon at itech.net>,<bobs at itech.net>,<bigo
> pi
> mp at itech.net>,<bassman at itech.net>,<baron at itech.net>,<bigbro at itech.net>,<be
> rr
> ier at itech.net>,<bergman at itech.net>,<bentley at itech.net>,<bearden at itech.net>
> ,<
> bbani at itech.net>, delay=00:00:11, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=local,
> pri=600558,
> dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent
> This is the header of the email:
> X-Priority: 3
> X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
> X-MailScanner-Information: Please contact the ISP for more information
> X-MailScanner: Found to be clean
> X-MailScanner-SpamCheck: not spam (whitelisted), SpamAssassin (score=8.2,
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.  I am trying to stop little kids
> from
> getting bombarded with Penis Enlargement e-mails.  Thanks in advance.
> Kris Zabriskie
> Network Admin / Consultant
> I-Tech Inc.
> zabriskw at itech.net
> 717-657-3035

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