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Old 26th March 2009, 14:47
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I followed Rocky's excellent tut for spamsnake, it's been in service with us now for a couple of months and is exceptional but for one niggling issue I can't get round.

If I log in to the mailwatch page and add a sender/recipient to the blacklist, next message that comes through for that sender/recipient pair is marked as blacklisted but still delivers to the recipient.

How do I set it so that those blacklisted do not get delivered?

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Old 26th March 2009, 16:02
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How are these options set in your configuration

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Spam Actions =
Is Definitely Spam =
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Old 26th March 2009, 16:16
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Thanks TopDog

Spam Actions = deliver
High Scoring Spam Actions = delete

The High Scoring Spam Action is the the one I expected to be dropping my blacklisted mail.

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Old 26th March 2009, 16:18
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Thanks TopDog

Spam Actions = deliver

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That's the problem, you can either delete or store to quarantine it on the server.
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Old 26th March 2009, 16:20
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Thanks for the quick reply

Will that then take out all emails flagged up as spam (6 or higher on spamassassin)?

as we get quite a few scoring 6 to 10 that are ligit

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Old 26th March 2009, 16:24
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Yes it will, if you are getting such a high number of false positives, your system may not be configured correctly. You either fix that or move the scores up.
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Old 26th March 2009, 16:44
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Ok

So anything I add to the blacklist in MailWatch is only counted as spam, not High Scoring spam. so I need to blacklist elsewhere then me thinks.

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If you set this option then all blacklisted email will be seen as high scoring spam.

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Definite Spam Is High Scoring = yes
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Old 26th March 2009, 17:00
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That's got the desired result.

Thanks for the time Topdog, much appreciated.

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