Whitelisting rule query
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Wed May 27 12:14:58 IST 2009
Please don't use "R u" instead of "Are you", it's just an abuse of the
Anyway, that syntax is just fine, you are allowed to combine two tests
with an "and" on the same line.
On 27/05/2009 11:53, shyam hirurkar wrote:
> R u giving in the same line From: domain and From IP and yes, Hope
> this is wrong if not let me knwo i will also use the same , Also if
> you give in different line then again you will get spoof ID as you
> said earlier.
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Julian Field
> <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk <mailto:MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>> wrote:
> On 27/05/2009 10:48, Stef Morrell wrote:
> I'm wanting to whitelist email coming from my office, so it
> doesn't get
> marked up as spam, in particular when discussing spammy topics
> If I simply whitelist *@mydomain.com <http://mydomain.com>
> then this allows email with spoofed
> 'from' address throught.
> I can't whitelist the mail relay, as there's any number of
> domains email
> running through it and if one of those users takes it upon
> themselves to
> throw a spam sandwich at it, I want to catch it and stop it
> before the
> wide wide world decides to blacklist me.
> So, what I hope to be able to do is add a spam whitelisting
> rule along
> the lines of
> From: *@mydomain and From:<IP ADDRESS>
> Does this makes sense and is it achieveable?
> Yes, and you have even got the syntax right. Just add a "yes" on
> the end of the line and put it in
> /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.whitelist.rules. Then do a "service
> MailScanner reload" and it will re-read the configuration, and
> away you go.
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