Spam Lists To Reach High Score?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Feb 9 22:17:35 GMT 2004

The message was found in SORBS-DNSBL and is therefore marked as spam.
What's the problem?

At 21:28 09/02/2004, you wrote:
>I noticed something odd with a batch of messages coming through and
>apparently being misclassified.  The relevant portions of my
>MailScanner.conf file are included followed by the mail logs.  By my
>reading of things, this should not have been marked as spam (although it
>is close).  Did I list these things in the wrong place (SpamList instead
>of SpamDomainList)?  Does SpamAssassin count as a list?
>Spam Domain List =
>Spam Lists To Reach High Score = 2
>Feb  9 04:04:25 gw-sea sendmail[19313]: i19C4N9E019313:
>from=<isigrp at>, size=102178, class=0, nrcpts=1,
>msgid=< at>,
>proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, []
>Feb  9 04:04:25 gw-sea sendmail[19313]: i19C4N9E019313:
>to=<jcunnane at>, delay=00:00:01, mailer=esmtp,
>pri=30855, stat=queued
>Feb  9 04:04:25 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: New Batch: Scanning 1 messages,
>102700 bytes
>Feb  9 04:04:25 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Saved archive copies of
>Feb  9 04:04:25 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Spam Checks: Starting
>Feb  9 04:04:26 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: RBL checks: i19C4N9E019313
>found in SORBS-DNSBL
>Feb  9 04:04:27 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Message i19C4N9E019313 from
> (isigrp at to is spam,
>SORBS-DNSBL, SpamAssassin (score=4.637, required 5, BAYES_00 -0.00,
>Feb  9 04:04:27 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Spam Checks: Found 1 spam messages
>Feb  9 04:04:27 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Spam Actions: message
>i19C4N9E019313 actions are deliver
>Feb  9 04:04:27 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Virus and Content Scanning:
>Feb  9 04:04:33 gw-sea MailScanner[18326]: Uninfected: Delivered 1 messages

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