Whitelisting Problem

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Thu Apr 12 09:19:23 IST 2007

Silly question - why two postfix layers???

I guess the postfix spam checks are things like greylisting/ RBLs

Can';t you do all this on the main postfix instance???

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

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> I am having a problem with Whitelisting our internal emails that pass
> through MailScanner. The configuration of MailScanner is Postfix MTA
> Port 25 performing numerous SPAM checks, the emails are then passed
> through to a second Postfix instance on port 10026 which performs the
> operation so that MailScanner can process the emails. I have added our
> internal IP addresses to spam.whitelist.rules but when a internal
email is
> relayed through it does not get W/L. I believe that this is because
> MailScanner looks at the final relay IP which will be which
> the second Postfix instance. If I W/L everything from then
> the SPAM will get through aswell :( Any ideas ?
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