SURBL / URIBL not triggered in SA

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Thu Feb 3 00:32:31 GMT 2005

At 07:10 PM 2/2/2005, Philip Hachey wrote:
>Hi.  I've done quite a bit of searching on this, including in the archives
>for this mail list and while I've seen numerous mentions, I have yet to
>find a solution.
>All of the DNS RBL checks in both MailScanner and SpamAssassin get
>triggered when appropriate, but the only "URI" that gets triggered is the
>"URI_REDIRECT".  There is no SURBL even when I send an email through
>containing in the body of the message:
>(without the -MUNGED)
>I am using MailScanner 4.38.9 and SpamAssassin 3.0.2

Have you tried debugging it by going straight to the SA command line
interface and see if that gets it?

First, give sa's lint a whirl and see if there are any complaints (it
should run quiet with no output)
         spamassassin --lint

Grab SA's test message, or any other message with complete headers, and
edit it to have the URL in it, and run it through spamassassin's test mode:

         spamassassin -t <test_message.txt

If that doesn't match, you can try it with debugging enabled:

         spamassassin -tD <test_message.txt

Which will generate  a LOT of debug output that may tell you why surbl
isn't being used. (could be a DNS test failure, or something else..)

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