Read IP Address From Received Header

Scott Silva ssilva at
Mon Dec 14 16:59:58 GMT 2009

on 12-10-2009 9:26 PM Frank Cusack spake the following:
> On December 1, 2009 9:32:58 AM -0800 Frank Cusack <fcusack at>
> wrote:
>> So now that I understand that bit, here's a problem combining that
>> and "bounce".  The bounce action for spam says you need to whitelist
>> ... make sense.  But since I have "Read IP Address From
>> Received Header" set to 2, and for bounces there will not even be
>> 2 received headers, will that whitelist even work?
> I'm still not satisfied with the answer on bouncing, but it seems
> that bounce is not a viable option anyway, if your mailscanner host
> is not the MX host, due to the impossibility of whitelisting yourself
> in that case.  UNLESS ... unless I can set "Read IP Address From
> Received Header" to 0, disabling any host-specific whitelists other
> than localhost but at least allowing "bounce" to work.  Yes?
> -frank
Bounce is NEVER a good idea... Almost all spam is forged in some way, and you
will olny cause yourself problems

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