Sendmail reject trumps whitelist?

Alex Neuman van der Hans alex at
Thu Nov 16 21:11:36 GMT 2006

Brett Charbeneau wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Nov 2006, Brett Charbeneau wrote:
> BC> 	MANY thanks to all those who responded to my quesstion! As usual for
> BC> this list, excellent and generous responses all.
> BC> 	Especially to Phil Randal and Alisdair Davey to whom I say, as
> BC> Nathan said to King David (2 Samuel 12:7), "You are the man!"
> 	Okay, off-topic here and please tell me to go away if I'm asking in the 
> wrong place but I think this may help MailScanner users in the future:
> 	For Sendmail, in the /etc/mail/access file there is reference to 
> whitelisted users in this format:
> Spam:postmaster@        FRIEND
> 	and in my install of MS, in /opt/MailScanner/etc/MailScanner.conf there 
> is 
> Is Definitely Not Spam = /opt/MailScanner/etc/spam.whitelist.rules
> 	any chance I can get Sendmail to refer to this file as well so I only 
> have one whitelist to maintain?
Not that I know of...

You can always create a small bash script that does both.

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