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Re: SA checking of authenticated users' messages

From: Karsten Bräckelmann <guenther_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Jun 10 2010 - 12:26:51 GMT
To: users@spamassassin.apache.org

On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 03:08 -0400, Louis Guillaume wrote:
> On 6/9/10 7:40 AM, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:

> > > Recently I've had a lot of reports of returned mail from authenticated
> > > users. The messages are being bounced on the way out.
> >
> > You forgot to provide the reason (SA rules hit) for the messages being
> > scored above the threshold. We absolutely need them to help you.
>
> They are various, and all valid. The rule evaluation is not the issue
> here, it's the fact that the messages should never be passed through SA
> to begin with.

The hits are valid? So your users *are* sending spam?

Or are you talking about PBL and dial-up style BL hits? Most likely
valid, but indicates a problem with the header parsing.

> The objective now is to tell spamass-milter to ignore authenticated
> users, and I have not found anything to say how this is done.

Not exactly my area of expertise, but I would guess you don't want to
look at spamass-milter config, but your MTAs. The MTA should have some
specific transport, route, or whatever it is called in Sendmail, to not
even pass authenticated submissions to the milter.

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