Converting spam.blacklist.rules and spam.whitelist.rules into database

Roy Kaldung roy at
Mon Sep 21 18:09:24 IST 2009

Christopher Fisk wrote:
> Is it possible to set MailScanner to query a database instead of flat files for the spam.blacklist.rules and spam.whitelist.rules lists?
> My Black/Whitelist for MailScanner is getting a bit overboard on a couple of servers that I maintain.  If I could enter them all into a database I could track which users requested they be added and be able to maintain a bit easier.

Hi Christopher,

I suggest to keep flat files for performance reasons. I generate them
periodically via cron from the databases I use.

Regards, Roy

Roy Kaldung

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