Sendmail reject trumps whitelist?

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Fri Nov 17 14:22:39 GMT 2006

Hi Brett,

Brett Charbeneau wrote:
>> Have sendmail "OK" and and let mailscanner deal
>> with what is spam or not for those two domains
>     Ah, so!
>     Good idea, Res - many thanks. Sendmail took my
> Spam:*        FRIEND
>     so I think I'm in business.
>     Thanks to all who offered suggestions and ideas!

Nope - that entry is incorrect.  Sendmail doesn't support wildcards, it 
does the following:

Example from address = abc at

Sendmail will do the following lookups (in order):

Spam:abc at

So for your entry you would need:	FRIEND


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