[Mimedefang] URI Parsing and SA

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Jan 2 15:39:32 EST 2009

Jason Bertoch wrote:

> woskulceo[remove].com has been listed in the URIBL database since 9/2008,
> yet the rule didn't trigger on my message.  Manually running the message
> through SA gave a hit on the URIBL rule, so I'm left looking at MD.  The
> URIBL rule does hit when the host part of the above example is removed.  Is
> it possible MD is interpreting < in the hostname as a redirect when handing
> the message to SA or breaking the message into individual parts?

Nope.  MIMEDefang just passes the whole message to SpamAssassin without
interpreting it in any way.

Are you sure MIMEDefang is configured to use network tests?  You might
need to look at /etc/mail/sa-mimedefang.cf and make sure network tests
are enabled.



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