mailscanner rules order?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Jun 25 14:28:01 IST 2007

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Any whitelist I supply is just a normal ruleset, which is applied to 
some configuration option or other. Look for the filename of the 
"whitelist" file in your MailScanner.conf and you'll see where it is 

You can add rulesets to virtually any configuration option, so you can 
create as many whitelists as you want.

Chris Hardy wrote:
> Can someone tell me / point me in the direction of the order that 
> mailscanner's rules are implemented?
> The reason i ask is that we have an email address in the whitelist, 
> but it still won't let us receive attachments from them.
> So is it something like: Anti-virus, dodgey filenames, anti-spam ? 
> Where does the whitelist fit in?
> Thanks for help / advice.
> chris


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