RBLs in MailScanner or SpamAssassin?

Pete pete at eatathome.com.au
Wed Jan 14 21:36:34 GMT 2004

Chris Yuzik wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> Something I've been wondering for quite some time: Am I better to use
> the RBLs in MailScanner directly, or to have SpamAssassin use them...or
> is a combination of the two best? As I understand it, when used in
> MailScanner, the message is immediately tagged as spam if it is in the
> RBL whereas in Spamassassin, it's simply added to the score.
> Currently, I have the following line in my MailScanner.conf file:
> Spam List = ORDB-RBL Infinite-Monkeys Easynet-DNSBL
> In spam.assassin.prefs.conf, I have added:
> header          RCVD_SPAMHAUS_XBL
> rbleval:check_rbl('spamhaus-xbl','xbl.spamhaus.org')
> describe        RCVD_SPAMHAUS_XBL       net
> score           RCVD_SPAMHAUS_XBL       1.5
> Cheers,
> Chris
www.mailscanner.info and go to the faq, there are some entries in there
which cover your question in detail - afew minutes ago i saw a post from
Julian saying Infinite Monkeyts is now gone, so dont attempt to use that.


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