A question re "Ignore Spam Whitelist If ..."

Drew Marshall drew at THEMARSHALLS.CO.UK
Thu Mar 3 09:21:10 GMT 2005

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Quentin Campbell wrote:

>I _never_ want mail originating on campus to be tagged as spam.
>Thus we have always whitelisted mail originating at this site by listing
>our campus network IP ranges in ~/rules/spam.whitelist.rules.
>We see many messages originating on campus that have more than 20
>(usually local) recipients.
>When you added the "Ignore Spam Whitelist If Recipients Exceed = 20"
>option some time ago, I bumped the number up to 1000 to avoid this
>overiding "spam.whitelist.rules". We thus lose the protection the
>"Ignore Spam Whitelist If ..." option provided.
>What I really want is the ability to absolutely whitelist a subset of
>address or IP ranges while allowing other options to conditionally
>ignore the whitelisting of addresses outside that subset.
>How can I do this?
Can you not just make a rule set based on 'spam check =' so you don't
spam scan any of your internal IP range but scan all external mail? This
would have the same effect as white listing.


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