Too many false whitelist

Mark Farmer mark at
Mon Jun 4 12:20:40 IST 2007

On Sun, June 3, 2007 22:36, Mark Farmer wrote:
> Steve Freegard wrote:
>> Look at the SpamAssassin Report and see if the USER_IN_WHITELIST or
>> USER_IN_DEF_WHITELIST rules are firing; if they are - you are probably
>> using the SARE_WHITELIST ruleset enabled via rules_du_jour or sa-update
>> so you'll probably have to remove it from these utilities and delete the
>> rulesets from /etc/mail/spamassassin, the names of the rulesets are
>> and
> OK, I've tried a couple of things - first I removed the 2 files from
> /etc/mail/spamassassin, that didn't help & they were recreated, I think
> by the rules_du_jour update?
> Then I found /etc/rulesdujour/config & removed SARE_WHITELIST_SPF
> SARE_WHITELIST_RCVD & deleted the 2 files again.
> So now i'm monitoring to see what happens.

Still getting loads of false whitelists.
Looking at the Spamassassin section in Mailwatch, there is no detailed
Spamassassin report just a red 'Y' next to 'spam whitelisted'

I really don't understand where the whitelist is comming from, please can
someone shed some light?


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