blacklisted senders

polloxx polloxx at
Fri Apr 1 14:11:13 CEST 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 6:18 PM, Mark Martinec
<Mark.Martinec+amavis at> wrote:
> polloxx,
>> Blacklisted senders get default a spam score of 64.
>> X-Spam-Score: 64
>> How can I change this value?
> Sorry, you can't, it is hard-wired.
> But this value only serves aestetics purposes in an X-Spam-Score header field
> where there is no other way of saying that blacklisting is in effect.
> When a sender is considered blacklisted a message is blocked regardless
> of the shown score value - it is *not* a value added to SpamAssassin score
> and compared to tag2/kill levels.
> If you need a finer control/granularity, use rules and blacklisting tools
> in the SpamAssassin's config file.

Thanks Mark.
I want to be able to blacklist certain users independent from their
spam-score (based on recipient request).
What is the best way to do so?


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