[Mimedefang] Need help understand whitelisting (whitelist_from_rcvd)

Kayne Kruse kayne at moranprinting.com
Wed Jul 14 11:30:39 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 13 July 2004 03:51 pm, Steve Pfister wrote:

> I've tried whitelist_from_rcvd in:
> /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf
> /etc/mail/spamassassin/sa-mimedefang.cf
> /home/mimedefang/.spamassassin/user_prefs

You path *might* be /etc/mail/mimedefang/spamassassin/sa-mimedefang.cf.   I 
would just do:

find /etc -name sa-mimedefang.cf

> What exactly does whitelisting do to the message? Can I tell if the given
> message was whitelisted? Can I maybe add a header that procmail can check
> for?

It will add a default of -100 points to an email and show "USER_IN_WHITELIST" 
for $names.    You can change the score later on via sa-mimedefang.cf.   


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