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Ed Bruce edwardbruce at
Wed Sep 6 16:10:26 IST 2006

Logan Shaw wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Res wrote:
>> On Wed, 6 Sep 2006, Ed Bruce wrote:
>>> Interesting. I just added greylisting and my stats with MS reversed. I
>>> run MailWatch and when I would log in the morning I would have only
>>> 12-15% of email id as clean. Now it is regularly 75-80% clean. And so
>> ummm those figures are strange, you have 12-15% of clean mail
>> accepting all, but yet 75-80% on all accepted with greylisting.. that
>> doesnt compute, if it is true your SA rules need a major cleanup,
>> else SA would have got it in first place
> It made sense to me.  Greylisting should reduce the amount
> of spam.  Thus the amount of ham (things that are "accepted")
> should go up as a percentage of total mail (that reaches
> MailScanner).
>   - Logan
That be it. The amount of spam hitting MS dropped with just the addition
of a greylisting of 7 minutes.

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