Sendmail reject trumps whitelist?

Matt Kettler mkettler at
Thu Nov 16 18:24:21 GMT 2006

Brett Charbeneau wrote:
> Greetings all,
>     I've set up sendmail to reject incoming messages with a 554 error if
> they are listed in by sticking this line in my
> file:
> FEATURE(`dnsbl',`',`"554 Rejected " $&{client_addr} > "
> BLACKLISTED found in"')dnl

Anything at the sendmail level will completely trump MailScanner.

MailScanner doesn't even see the message until after Sendmail is done receiving
it, so it would be impossible for it to have any effect.

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