Rejected email redirect
ka at pacific.net
Wed Mar 28 19:48:14 IST 2012
On 3/28/2012 1:06 PM, Sampson, Aaron wrote:
> So Ken are you saying that if I turn off the option in PF that SA is
> already running the same check by default?
Very similar checks, probably not the same exactly.. I have not done any
comparison.. See `grep HELO /usr/share/spamassassin/*` to see what they
If so will we run into the
> same issue that we have been facing that e-mails that are being sent
> to us whose name will not resolve will still be rejected, unless I
> change the config?
It may be tagged as spam and whatever you configure MailScanner to do -
it will do. That's easy to deal with though. You can whitelist by IP, or
change the scores of the HELO rules, or write new rules to offset the
ie: look for
HELO =~ /(?:somecompany|someothercompany)/ (not tested)..
Also I already have where (spam?) that does not
> fall into the high scoring spam score will go to quarantine folders
> but in the current state rejected emails are being denied in the MTA
> so never have an option to be processed further. Which is the reason
> for looking at the change to allow the e-mails to make it further
> into the system before being rejected and/or stored.
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> SA already has a lot of HELO rules, due to all the spam from bots,
> and the lack of decent HELO checks in MTAs by default.
> Use score actions in MailScanner.conf to put spam in quarantine or
> tag/deliver or whatever. Quarantine here is MTA quarantine, not an
> IMAP folder named "quarantine".
> If you want them in specific IMAP folders, you'll need to use your
> LDA + sieve, procmail, or similar to match something in the headers -
> like the X-MailScanner-SpamCheck header with "HELO_"
> On 3/28/2012 10:07 AM, Sampson, Aaron wrote:
>> So my company is starting to deal with a lot of smaller companies
>> and I am running into an issue of e-mails being rejected due to the
>> HELO command coming back incorrect from the incoming e-mail. I
>> know this is a simple fix and we have fixed this issue for several
>> companies but that is time consuming, and will become impossible as
>> business grows. Is there a way to for Mail Scanner to take the
>> rejected e-mails and place them in a folder like quarantine or even
>> the quarantined folder? If I change the reject message to a rule
>> set how would I set up the rule to say (any rejected e-mail place
>> in FOLDER...) using MS 4.84.5, with clamd, spamassassin on CENTOS
>> 6.2 in case you need this as well. Thanks
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