Mystic behavior of multiple recipients mail

Noel Jones njones at
Wed Oct 26 13:27:47 CEST 2011

On 10/26/2011 1:03 AM, Chan Joe wrote:
> I have a Postfix + Amavisd-new + SpamAssassin as a mail gateway to
> filter out the mails by using whitelist_to and blacklist_to in
> SpamAssassin only, yes everything is so simply, no virus checking,
> no others. Just check the recipient address to decide relay or discard.
> But the thing is, when there is a multiple-recipient mail, lets say
> to white_user1 at
> <mailto:white_user1 at>, white_user2 at
> <mailto:white_user2 at>,black_user3 at
> <mailto:black_user3 at>, black_user4 at
> <mailto:black_user4 at>.

Please post in plain-text only, no HTML.

> #maillog: from webmail, to 1white 1black, both Passed CLEAN
> Oct 26 13:42:06 MYHOST sendmail[10382]: p9Q5g69X010382:
> to=black_user1 at,white_user1 at,
> ctladdr=mailadmin at MYHOST (510/513), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00,
> mailer=relay, pri=60270, relay=[] [], dsn=2.0.0,
> stat=Sent (Ok: queued as AC2081400AB)

Oops, that's not postfix.  Disable or uninstall sendmail.

  -- Noel Jones

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