Mailwatch &SQLWhitelist

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Mon Oct 17 16:28:27 IST 2005

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Dean Maluski spake the following on 10/15/2005 8:35 AM:
> I just got mailwatch working, sortof.
> I altered /etc/MailScanner.conf
> to support 
> Is Definitely Spam = &SQLBlacklist and 
> Is Definitely Not Spam = &SQLWhitelist.
> I added a test sender to SQLblacklist via web interface and sure enough
> it worked. I also have been creating whitelist entries.
> Those don't seem to be working. At least they are not showing up in
> weblist as green.
> I will have to sift through instructions again but I think that
> whitelist would work tyhe same as blacklist without any major changes or
> something I did that was stupid possibly.
Try and restart MailScanner and tail -f the maillog. You can look for
the startup loading of the black and whitelists to see if the whitelist
is loading. If blacklists are working, I would think that either there
is a typo in MailScanner.conf, or invalid whitelist entries.
For instance, you can not wildcard a domain with ""
because the ampersand seems to be invalid if not in a single address.
"user at" is valid, but for an entire domain you need
Also look for another "Is Definitely Not Spam =" entry that is not
commented out.


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