SMTP AUTH and skipping MailScanner Spam checks.

Jim Barber jim.barber at
Tue Apr 17 11:40:55 IST 2007

Dhawal Doshy wrote:
> Jim Barber wrote:
>> Further to my post below you probably also want to strip out the added 
>> header when sending the messages out externally from your email server.
>> For my example below, in my exim configuration file I have the 
>> following added to my "remote_smtp:" transport.
>> Add it to any transport that you deem necessary.
>>     headers_remove = X-SMTP-Auth
> You also want to do this only for outgoing mail from trusted IPs.. if 
> you have incoming spam with these headers then SA will be skipped for 
> them as well.

Thanks for clarifying that.
The remote_smtp transport in my configuration can only be used for outgoing emails.
So therefore only via trusted sources and relays can use it.


Jim Barber
DDI Health

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