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From: Leland T. Snyder
Date: 2004-09-17 15:28:47 -0400
Subject: [SIQ] 027 Re: Re: How did I make myself white listed?

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Sorry, documentation changed since last release and I did not take notice 
(or at least it worked previously with out the "milter-spamc-to:domain 
REJECT" line added).
I adjusted my access file, all is fine.  Sorry for the intrusion.  Your help 
is greatly appreciated.

-Lee

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anthony Howe" <achowe@snert.com>
To: <milters@milter.info>
Sent: Friday, September 17, 2004 3:10 PM
Subject: [milters] Re: How did I make myself white listed?


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> Leland T. Snyder wrote:
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>> I have an entry in access to relay to a specific host, but it should
> pass through the spamd filter before forwarding on.
>> Sep 17 13:58:22 spamsys milter-spamc[31989]: checking 
>> "/etc/mail/access.db" for "to:ltsnyder@bikepart.com"
>> Sep 17 13:58:22 spamsys milter-spamc[31989]: checking 
>> "/etc/mail/access.db" for "to:bikepart.com"
>> Sep 17 13:58:22 spamsys milter-spamc[31989]: access DB 
>> key="to:bikepart.com" value="RELAY"
>> Sep 17 13:58:22 spamsys milter-spamc[31989]: 00001 i8HHw27s031991: 
>> recipient <ltsnyder@bikepart.com> white listed, skipping
>>
>> as far as I know all components are up, I tested a test message with 
>> spamc and the proper "passed through spamassassin" headers were passed 
>> back.
>>
>> I'm guessing that sendmail is passing the message to milter-spamc (based 
>> off the log entry) but spamd processing is being skipped because of the 
>> white list state of the recipient.
>
> I'm a little confused by what you are asking here, since the
> white-listing appears to be working as documented.
>
> A To:domain entry in access.db will by-pass most of my milters, like
> milter-spamc, unless you insert:
>
> milter-spamc-to:domain REJECT
>
> REJECT is not an action, but a negative. A more descriptive, less
> confusing version of the same line would be:
>
> milter-spamc-to:domain HATER
>
> In other words:
>
> to:domain RELAY
> milter-spamc-to:domain HATER
>
> Says to sendmail to relay the domain and to milter-spamc to filter the
> mail regardless.  milter-spamc-* tags take precedence over their more
> generic sendmail variants.
>
> This has been applied in all my milters, so for example your could say
> for a domain/address from/to to skip milter-sender, but scan with
> milter-spamc.  Each milter that does B/W testing has milter-NAME-* tags
> to override the generic variants used by sendmail.
>
> I added these override tags after a mass-mailing virus found its way
> into the company and was by-passing all the filters, because I had
> white-listed the internal LAN.
>
> So to correct that problem I had modify milter-spamc and had in access.db:
>
> Connect:192.168.1 RELAY
> milter-spamc-connect:192.168.1 HATER
>
> The Connect: tag told sendmail to relay and milter-sender/milter-siq to
> ignore mail from these connections, while milter-spamc would filter for
> content always.
>
> I hope this addresses your question some what.
>
> Anthony Howe
>
>
>>
>> -Lee
>>
>>
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