Do not scan outgoing messages for spam

Guy Story KC5GOI kc5goi at
Fri May 23 12:45:26 IST 2008

Devin Henderson wrote:
> Hi all. Im running the latest version of MailScanner on top of
> sendmail and SpamAssassin on CentOS 5.1. I want to avoid scanning any
> outgoing messages for spam because some of my users' outgoing mail is
> being marked as spam. How can I accomplish this?
> Also, I would like to recommend a new feature for future versions of
> MailScanner where scanning of outgoing and incoming messages can be
> enabled or disabled. i.e.:
> Scan Outgoing Messages = No
> Scan Incoming Messages = Yes
> Thanks. Looking forward to any help you guys can give me on this.
> Devin
In the rules directory is a file for whitelisting.  You can put your 
desired IP address(s), IP address range, domain name,etc in there.

I have to agree that this is a bad idea.  If Spamassassin is tagging 
outbound as spam, others will tag it as well.


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