Question about rejecting email

Martin Hepworth maxsec at
Fri Feb 4 10:48:04 GMT 2011

Depends on the MTA for a reject..

you can create a rule in MailScanner.conf against "Is Definitely spam" so
emails get discarded if to customer and from badperson - you can also
overload these rules quite nicely (search on the wiki for overload)

Martin Hepworth
Oxford, UK

On 3 February 2011 21:27, David Jourard <davidj at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have mailscanner running for a while and haven't work with it for awhile.
> Today a customer asked me to reject email for his email address coming from
> email that ends in somename at somedomain.xx  where xx is a particular county
> he is getting a lot of spam.
> Could someone guide me on how to create a ruleset for this request.
> Thank-you
> David J.
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