mailscanner whitelist (SQLWhitelist)
steve.freegard at fsl.com
Tue May 5 16:30:43 IST 2009
Ken A wrote:
> Miguel Angel Nieto wrote:
>> I have the whitelists configured with MailWatch:
>> Is Definitely Not Spam = &SQLWhitelist
>> Mailscanner reads the whitelist:
>> May 5 13:57:16 eksmtp01 MailScanner: Whitelist refresh time
>> reached May 5 13:57:16 eksmtp01 MailScanner: Starting up SQL
>> Whitelist May 5 13:57:16 eksmtp01 MailScanner: Read 89
>> whitelist entries
>> But Mailscanner scans the message with Spamassassin, and It shouldn't
>> What i'm doing wrong?
> Nothing. That is normal behavior. Whitelisting does not exclude a
> message from SA scanning. It doesn't apply the MailScanner SA rules to
> the message, so even if it scores above your 'high' threshold, it will
> not be spam tagged or quarantined or whatever.
> If you want to exclude a message from scanning, you need to use the "Use
> SpamAssassin" instead, or even "Spam Checks". Read the config file.
That's not quite correct.
Set 'Always Include SpamAssassin Report = No' and MailScanner will not
run SA for messages that are whitelisted.
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