Use OSIRUSOFT yes or no?

Mariano Absatz mailscanner at LISTS.COM.AR
Mon May 5 15:56:02 IST 2003

Osirusoft is not a single list, but a compendium of various lists... they are 
available separatedly, or you can check for the actual A record that you get 

Specifically, Osirusoft ( includes SPEWS 
( that is a list with intentional high collateral 
damage (read

You can, instead, configure the individual RBLs or, 
instead, configure the large one or the individual ones _inside_ SpamAssassin 
and not directly from MailScanner. The latter allows you to weigh in the fact 
that a source is listed, but not ban it completely... you can configure the 
weight itself by giving each RBL a higher or lower score...

El 3 May 2003 a las 16:06, Mike Watson escribió:

> Hash: SHA1
> On Saturday 03 May 2003 12:03 pm, you wrote:
> > What kind of false positives did you get?
> >
> The most common were recognized mail lists from  It
> wasn't consistent. A number of others were mail originating from Road
> Runner.  In one weekend, over 40% of the incoming mail was flagged by
> OSIRUSOFT as spam.  The real spam count was under 5% for that weekend.
> The normal mail count for a weekend is ~600 pieces.

Mariano Absatz
El Baby
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