When does MS insert envelope headers?

Mark Nienberg mark at TIPPINGMAR.COM
Tue Mar 8 22:31:24 GMT 2005

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Kai Schaetzl wrote:

>I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem with spamassassin just flagging every
>message as SPF_FAIL. Investigating I noticed that I had told spamassassin
>to use the X-Envelope-To header for that purpose. However I had forgotten
>to tell sendmail or Mailscanner to add it. When I run the message manually
>thru spamassassin (with an added X-Envelope-To header) it produces a
>correct result. So I configured MS to add the header (and it does), but
>the problem persists.
>Is it possible that MS adds the header only after the SA scan and SA gets
>the completely unaltered message?
>If so, how do others assure that they get correct SPF results? Set the
>From: as envelope_sender_header?
>BTW: this is MS 4.32.5, in case this problem has already been resolved in
>a later version.
This was fixed in 4.37.7.  Time to upgrade.

Mark Nienberg, SE
Tipping Mar + associates
1906 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

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