{Spam?} Re: Authenticated senders

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Apr 19 21:20:39 IST 2011

on 4/19/2011 1:13 PM Kevin Miller spake the following:
> 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?
> Thanks...
> ...Kevin
If mailscanner isn't doing the checks, the "Spam Lists To Be Spam" setting
will never fire no matter what it is set at.

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