{Spam?} Re: Authenticated senders

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at ci.juneau.ak.us
Tue Apr 19 21:13:15 IST 2011

John Wilcock wrote:
> Le 12/04/2011 15:22, James Pattinson a écrit :
>> OK, done. This will be my test email :)
>> Does this mean I'm not doing any RBL checking at all now? Or will SA
>> still do that?
> Yes, SA will still do those checks.
> That's the current recommended practice - using MailScanner to check
> RBLs is only advised in cases where you don't wish to use
> SpamAssassin but do wish to check multiple RBLs.  

I've always done it the other way (MailScanner does the checks) but times change.  To reverse it, is it as simple as changing these from MailScanner.conf
	Spam Lists To Be Spam = 1
	Spam List = spamhaus-ZEN (or whatever one has in there)
and in the spam.assassin.prefs.conf setting skip_rbl_checks to 0 (zero)?

Will the "Spam Lists To Be Spam" setting matter if spamassassin is doing the checks instead of MailScanner?  If so, should that become zero as well?


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