AW: RBL checks when some mail is received via a relay

Tim Cappell tc at
Fri Aug 5 15:45:36 IST 2011


I just added that to the spam.assassin.prefs.conf and will see how it goes. Thank you all for your input, I'll be sure to report back with results.


From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Markus Nilsson
Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 4:18 PM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: AW: RBL checks when some mail is received via a relay


Are you doing RBL checks in MS or in SA? If you are doing it in SA, you need to setup TrustPath correctly in SA, see:
Why doesn't SpamAssassin default to not trusting any hosts? 
Well, trusting too few is in many ways just as bad as trusting too many. Many SpamAssassin rules try to perform checks against the untrusted host that delivered mail to the first trusted server. If there's too few or too many hosts that SA trusts, these tests will be examining the wrong host. Both situations contribute greatly to false negative problems, and to a lesser extent false positive problems

Adding mx.old to the config
In your spamassassin.conf might be what you need!


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