Spam learning whitelist?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sun Jan 18 11:59:15 GMT 2004

At 08:05 18/01/2004, you wrote:
>The honypot is working great, lots of spams coming in :)
>The messages that are filtered out however and redirected to postmaster
>are getting annoying because there are too many.
>Will SpamAss still learn from those spam messages even if I
>whitelist the addresses they are sent to in MailScanner?

Yes. The SA and MS whitelists don't talk to each other, they are quite

>On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Remco Barendse wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I have created 2 mailboxes for spam and nonspam training as descibed on
> > the MS page.
> >
> > Was just wondering, should I whitelist mail to these addresses to prevent
> > MailScanner from stripping them from html and stuff? (I let MS strip all
> > html of even low scoring spam).
> >
> > Also I have set up some honeypots that forward all mail to the spam
> > address (like info@ and sales@) and I don't want to get any spams to those
> > addresses delivered to the postmaster mailbox (if they score too high i
> > use delete forward as high scoring spam actions).
> >
> > Thanks for any input!
> >
> > Remco
> >

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