mailscanner and perdomain white and blacklists
dmehler26 at woh.rr.com
Wed Feb 8 04:06:54 GMT 2006
Thanks for the clarification. I think i got it. So the default file is for
everyone, and then domain and user-specific stuff is for individual users
Thanks a lot.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dhawal Doshy" <dhawal at netmagicsolutions.com>
To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: mailscanner and perdomain white and blacklists
> Dave wrote:
>> Hi Julian,
>> Sorry about the long delay in getting back to you. I checked out
>> CustomConfig.pm and if i'm reading it right what i have to do is set the
>> "Is Definitely Spam" and "Is Definitely Spam" to point to a directory
> Umm no.. the directory pointing is already done.
> egrep '^my \$BlacklistDir|^my \$WhitelistDir' CustomConfig.pm
> You need to point 'Is Definitely Not Spam' and 'Is Definitely Spam' to a
> function.. '&ByDomainSpamWhitelist' and '&ByDomainSpamBlacklist' to be
> Now create the directories as defined in CustomConfig.pm.. typically
> A file named 'default' will be the global (server-wide) list, 'domain.tld'
> will the domain specific list and 'user at domain.tld' will be the user
> specific list.
> 'default', 'domain.tld' and 'user at domain.tld' can exist in both
> directories as per your requirements.
> The content of 'default', 'domain.tld' and 'user at domain.tld' can be a mix
> of domains, email-addresses and ip-addresses (one per line).
> Once you have it working, also look at the 'Definite Spam Is High Scoring'
> Hope it is clear now :-)
> - dhawal
>> for white and blacklists. So say i want a whitelist for example1.com i
>> would make a /etc/MailScanner/domains directory for all my domains and
>> point ms to it. Then make a directory for example1.com and then a file
>> spam.whitelists.conf adding in what i want. Put the blacklist in the same
>> area. Before i let you know of my problem do i have this right so far?
>> Checking the MS config on this box here's what is already in there for
>> those values:
>> Is Definitely Not Spam=%rules-dir%/spam.whitelist.rules.
>> Is Definitely Spam=%rules-dir%/spam.blacklist.rules
>> and those files exist with content. If i'm reading this right these
>> whitelists and blacklists are applied globally and not per-user and
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Julian Field"
>> <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>> To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
>> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 12:28 PM
>> Subject: Re: mailscanner and perdomain white and blacklists
>>> There is code to do this in CustomConfig.pm in
>>> /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner. There is documentation in there that
>>> will tell you how to enable the code and how to set everything up for
>>> it. Look for the Per-Domain whitelist and blacklist code and you'll find
>>> it, there is code in the same file for other add-on features as well.
>>> If you have trouble setting it up or getting it basically working, then
>>> give me a shout (possibly on IRC) and I'll try to help where I can.
>>> It's not hard, you don't have to write any code or anything to make it
>>> all work
>>> Dave wrote:
>>>> Hi Julian,
>>>> Thanks for your reply. I haven't had a moment yet to check out that
>>>> boxes mailscanner.conf except except just a quick overview of the
>>>> mta-specific settings. Can the spam whitelists and blacklists be used
>>>> on a perdomain basis? For example, i've got domain1.com and
>>>> domain2.com. The user at domain1.com wants a user added to his spam
>>>> whitelist while the user at domain2.com wants a spammer added to his
>>>> spam blacklist. Ideally i believe these users at domain 1 and 2 .com
>>>> want independent lists.
>>>> Thanks a lot.
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Julian Field"
>>>> <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>>>> To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 4:09 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: mailscanner and perdomain white and blacklists
>>>>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
>>>>> On 1 Feb 2006, at 23:32, Dave wrote:
>>>>>> I've got a mailscanner install with sendmail. It's working fine
>>>>>> and it's working for multiple users. Now i'm getting requests from
>>>>>> user a to add a username/domain to a blacklist file and user b to
>>>>>> add another username/domain to a whitelist file. These i'm thinking
>>>>>> should be separate as they are separate domains. This is on an fc4
>>>>>> box. Is this doable, any help appreciated.
>>>>> Blacklist or whitelist in what sense? You basically just need a
>>>>> couple of rulesets, one for your blacklist and one for your
>>>>> whitelist. There is already a spam.whitelist.rules which you can use
>>>>> as a sample from which to create and use a spam.blacklist.rules file.
>>>>> Look in MailScanner.conf for spam.whitelist.rules and you will see
>>>>> how to refer a setting to a rules file.
>>>>> - -- Julian Field
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