rules and whitelist
dfilchak at sympatico.ca
Thu Aug 19 23:08:06 IST 2004
> >I have an issue with a client who tells me that mail from a specific
> >domain show always be allowed to reach them. I.E. should not be deleted.
> >OK, so I created a rule that says the following:
> >From: *@arcas.com deliver
> >amongst other rules as well.
> Don't you mean "To:" and not "From:" ?
No ... I don't think so. Mail from arcas.com should be delivered and not
marked as spam. The client can send mail To: arcas.com with no problems.
It's when the mail is coming into my clients domain that there is a problem.
> > They still say that the mail is not coming thru. They also say that
> > before I put this rule into place, mail from this domain used to be
> > accepted but only if it was in reply to an email sent from the domain
> > protected by MailScanner. I have also added the following to the
> > spam.whitelist.rules file:
> >From: *@arcas.com yes
> >Does all this look correct in order to never mark as spam mail from the
> >arcas.com domain?
> Correct. "From" the arcas.com domain, which is not what you said above.
> > The second part of my question involves setting up rule files specific
> > to domains. I host a small number of domains but would like to have
> > applicable to each domain only. Is it possible to somehow have a rule
> > call another rule? For example, in my main rules file I could have:
> > To: <mailto:*@somedomain.com>*@somedomain.com
> > /etc/MailScanner/rules/somedomain.com.rules
> >I am led to believe by a very reputable source that you cannot call one
> >rule file with another. Is there any way to achieve this functionality?
> You cannot call one rules file from another. However, you can use an "and"
> condition in a rules file to say
> To: *@somedomain.com and From: arcas.com yes
> and things like that.
> There is also per-domain and per-user whitelist and blacklist support in
> CustomConfig.pm which you may find useful.
Is there info on this in the package or is it on the MailScanner site?
> Julian Field
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