Black list on header value?

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Tue Sep 14 13:01:43 IST 2010

On 14/09/10 12:42, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 09:35:07 +0200, Glenn Steen<glenn.steen at>
> wrote:
>> IIRC you do use Postfix, and then the Received ->  HOLD thing puts a
>> limit on what you can do... Hugo posted a nice alternative to it,
>> rather longish while back, but unfortunately I don't think you can
>> utilize that to the effect needed... So it looks like you need do
>> something clever in MS. I'm just into my second cup of java, so ...
>> Bright ideas will follow the third or fourth:-):-)
>> Or Hugo will jump in and tell us that you can use his alternative
>> method;-)... Or Jules will write it for you:D
> If you just want to make sure they end up in the quarantine area and are
> never passed on just give them a big bonus.
> In "spam.assassin.prefs.conf" you could add:
> header          BUUSSPAM        X-Spam-Flag =~ /YES/
> describe        BUUSSPAM        Detected Big Ugly Upstream Scanner SPAM
> score           BUUSSPAM        100.0

That won't work as SpamAssassin removes X-Spam-* headers in


The only way to do this is via a CustomFunction if you want MailScanner 


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