(2nd Request) Disable scanning for a client that connectsviaSMTP-AUTH

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jul 2 22:59:43 IST 2009

In which case please tell me how I find out from the email headers, in 
such a way that it works for all 4 supported MTAs. I'm not interested in 
a sendmail-only solution.


On 02/07/2009 22:18, Mat Murdock wrote:
> I know I'm kind of bringing this topic back from the dead, but 
> spamassasin has a rule called "ALL_TRUSTED" that detects if the e-mail 
> used smtp-auth.  If so it give it negative score.  It does this by 
> looking at the sendmail headers.  The problem I have is that my users 
> are sending their mail from ip's that are on dns blacklists.  It would 
> be nice if MailScanner was also able to read the headers the same way 
> that spamassassin does and allow the user to skip dns blacklist checks 
> for authenticated e-mails.
> Mat
> Gary Faith wrote:
>> That is exactly what I want to do but I am not a sendmail expert and 
>> I don't know how.  I was hoping someone would know how to do this.
>> >>> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> 5/24/2009 1:42 PM >>>
>> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 09:13:41PM -0400, Gary Faith wrote:
>> > My business that has the mail scanner is my ISP and all my personal 
>> outbound mail will be going through that mail scanner.  Discussing 
>> whether I can relay through someone or another is pointless.  What I 
>> need is a way to not scan e-mail when it comes from a trusted 
>> source.  Do you know how I can do this?
>> I use Postfix and am not really familiar with how MailScanner works with
>> sendmail, but can't you just do something in the sendmail 
>> configuration to
>> identify the SMTP-AUTH mail and queue or deliver it in a way that 
>> bypasses
>> MailScanner?
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