Ignoring RFC1918 address space in numeric phishing

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Aug 22 10:23:01 IST 2006

Use a ruleset. They are documented well in the MAQ, the wiki and the 
book. Just use it to not do phishing checks when the message comes from 
one of your addresses.

Mike Jakubik wrote:
> Does anybody know of a way to ignore the IANA private address space 
> when numeric phishing is on? I tried adding in the form of "172.16", 
> "172.16.*", "172.16.*.*" but none seem to work. I have an application 
> which sends out HTML emails which contain links to local webservers, 
> its hard to predict each servers IP address, but i know it will be a 
> private address. I think ignoring these by default is a safe bet for 
> most people.

Julian Field
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