White List Not Working

Al Cooper cooper at hmcnetworks.com
Tue Feb 19 21:07:17 GMT 2008

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On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 01:46:23PM -0700, Al Cooper wrote:
> MailScanner version: 4.66.5
> Spamassassin version: 3.2.3
> Output from spamassassin --lint:
> [22373] warn: config: failed to parse line, skipping, in
> "/etc/mail/spamassassin/mailscanner.cf":
> /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.whitelist.rules
> I have checked the config in both Mailscanner.conf and
> spam.assassin.prefs.conf and the whitelist is pointing to
> /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.whitelist.rules.
> Any idea why whitelisting is not working?
> Thanks,

It would be _most_ helpful to have the line in question available for 
examination, together with indications as to whether whitespace in 
the line is space(s) or tab(s). 

Mike Andrews, W5EGO
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Hi All,

I am assuming that the "line in question" is my spam.whitelist.rules file.
I set that file back to its default setting in attempt to clear up the

The spam.whitelist.rules file is below:

# If you are basing a blacklist on this then you can refer to
# a null (empty) sender address with "/^$/" as the address to match.
# This is where you can build a Spam WhiteList
# Addresses matching in here, with the value
# "yes" will never be marked as spam.
#From:          152.78.         yes
#From:          130.246.        yes
FromOrTo:       default         no


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