How to test RBL lookups in MailScanner?

Chris Barber cbarber at
Sat Nov 22 15:34:28 GMT 2008

>> I find the best way to do the RBL's in spamassassin, they way it adds 
>> to the score. You can you multiple RBLs in mailscanner and then say 
>> it must at least 2 before it's marked as spam, but I prefer the 
>> spamassassin way.
>> --
>> Martin Hepworth
>> Oxford, UK
> Thank you Martin! I did not consider SA doing the lookups. I'll give 
> that a try.
>>Spamassassin is much more efficient at doing the network tests because it will poll all the lists in parallel. MailScanner queries each list you >>add one at a time.

Thanks guys. Is there a specific rule file that I should be using to modify the Spamassassin RBL lists? Do I need to put these into in /etc/mail/spamassassin?

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