Non Nested rules quiry
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For the archives, please can you post the response I sent to you?
Steen, Glenn wrote:
>Might it be the ".list" ending on %rules-dir%/chinaemail.rules.list
>that is giving you grief? IIRC rules files need end in
>.rule or .rules.
>From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
>Behalf Of Howard Robinson
>Sent: den 1 februari 2005 16:25
>To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>Subject: Non Nested rules quiry
>I have 60 staff and students in China that keep having their emails
>coming into college marked as spam. They are using about 10 different
>I want to allow emails from them to four specific staff members here
>without them being checked for spam.
>I though I had it sussed but Mailscanner protests when restarting with a
>syntax error in the rules file.
>What I have tried so far is:-
>In MailScanner.conf I have (with other blurb snipped and tabs for
>Is Definitely Not Spam = %rules-dir%/spam.whitelist.rules
># note line wrapped
>To: usera at harper-adams.ac.uk
>FromOrTo: default no
>From: userz at domain1 yes
>From: usery at domain2 yes
>From: userx at domain1 yes
>FromOrTo: default no
>My idea was that only if it were for usera would mailscanner need to
>look at the from address however in the book (p309) it says that rules
>can't be nested other than files full address patterns.
>However p304 option 14 looks to me to contradict this.
>Have I got this wrong?
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