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Re: SpamAssassin not following private whitelist commands

On 3.3.2010 17:42, green wrote:
> Jari Fredriksson wrote at 2010-03-03 07:52 -0600:
>> On 3.3.2010 3:38, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> SA, which is "attached" to Postfix, isn't doing what I think it should
>>> do.  According to instructions I found on the Intarweb, per-user
>>> whitelist addresses go in ~/.spamassassin/user_prefs with the format:
>>> whitelist_from  foo@bar.com
>> Side note: "whitelist_from" is the most dangerous variant of those
>> whitelist commands in SA. "whitelist_auth" of "whitelist_from_rcvd"
>> should be used, if at all possible.
>> whitelist_from accepts also spam, if the sender address is forged, which
>> most often is in spam or virii.
> Unfortunately whitelist_from_rcvd requires a second "relay rDNS" parameter, and 
> whitelist_auth requires SPF or DKIM.
> Is it possible to have something like whitelist_from_rcvd without the second 
> required parameter?

No, but it should be possible to find the relay by looking into some
previous message from the sender, and set it accordingly. Of course, it
is a laptop user moving from network to another, that does not work.


And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?

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