[Mimedefang] microsoft newsletters are being filtered out

Nate Carlson natecars at real-time.com
Tue Jun 25 14:51:23 EDT 2002

On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Dave Encisco wrote:
> I'm very new to Mimedefang and SpamAssassin and everything seems to be
> working well, too well.
> It seems that I'm filtering stuff that people actually want, like
> Microsoft Newsletters. The "results" I get are:
> IX-Spam-Score
> I believe that the newsletter is a html enclosure, is there something
> I forgot to enable or configure prior to making Mimedefang that would
> selectively allow for html enclosures to pass through?
> I apologize for my naivete. I'm attempting to learn Perl as fast as I
> can in order to better understand Mimedefang.

Basically, Microsoft's message looks like spam.

Easiest way to fix- edit /etc/mail/spamassassin/sa-mimedefang.cf, and add
'whitelist_from user at microsoft.com'.. this should whitelist that address.

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