strange: logwatch mail on mailserver is marked as spam

Chris Green chrisgreen at
Fri Jul 21 09:01:38 IST 2006

The SA score is high because it's tripping over on the RBL scores. This 
means that the IP address from which the mail came from is blacklisted - 
which is odd if it's from the same machine (it would normally appear to come 
from Check to see if your machine is listening on this IP. 
Perhaps you have restricted incoming mail to use IP addresses other than

Another option would be to whitelist the sender, but that spoils the 
troubleshooting fun really!

Götz Reinicke wrote:
>I have no idea what's going wrong:
>I do get the logwatch report generated on my mailserver detected as spam by 
>the mailservers mailscanner/SA installation :-)
>The server is RHEL 4 (2.6.9-kernel), MS 4.54.6, SA 3.1.3.
>The score for the report is e.g.
>spam,	SpamAssassin (nicht zwischen gespeichert, Wertung=17.019, benoetigt 
>3.6, ALL_TRUSTED -1.80, BAYES_00 -2.60, INFO_TLD 1.27, NO_REAL_NAME 0.96, 
>1.64, URIBL_SC_SURBL 4.50,	URIBL_WS_SURBL 2.14)
>Any ideas or what information may I provide?
>Thanks for any hint!!

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