MailScanner and SPF

Mark Sapiro mark at
Fri Nov 2 16:17:31 UTC 2018

On 11/2/18 3:21 AM, Jean-François Lalau wrote:
> We have installed mailscanner 5.1.1 and the SPF part doesn’t work.
> All messages are tagged with:
> X-Spam-Status: No, score=2.498 required=6 tests=[BAYES_20=-0.001,
>             *SPF_HELO_PASS=-0.001*, XPRIO_SHORT_SUBJ=2.5] autolearn=no
> despite the fact the SPF should fail on the tests we are performing.

This is a SpamAssassin issue. It has nothing to do with MailScanner
other than the fact that it is MailScanner invoking SpamAssassin and
reporting the results.

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