Mailwatch &SQLWhitelist

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Tue Oct 18 00:09:53 IST 2005

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Scott Silva spake the following on 10/17/2005 3:22 PM:
> Gerry Doris spake the following on 10/17/2005 2:50 PM:
>>On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 08:28 -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
>>>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.
>>As a follow up question...
>>Can you enable both the MailScanner whitelist/blacklist and the
>>MailWatch SQLWhite/Black lists at the same time.
>>I've been using MailScanner's whitelist/blacklists for some time now but
>>it is convenient to be able to just click on email in MailWatch to add
>>it to the SQL lists.
> AFAIK it is one or the other, but you could manually add the entries
> from MailScanners files if you need them.
But I think you could enable the SQLBlacklist and the MailScanner
Whitelist, or the SQLWhitelist and MailScanner Blacklist.


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