mailscanner whitelist (SQLWhitelist)
ka at pacific.net
Tue May 5 16:57:04 IST 2009
Steve Freegard wrote:
> 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.
Ah, that's a simpler to change, no ruleset required. Maybe I need to
read the config file again. It's been a couple years. :-)
Thanks for correcting me.
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