critsend (/gridsend?)... what's the(ir) trick?

Gary V mr88talent at
Sat Sep 17 06:32:36 CEST 2011

On 9/16/11, Gary V wrote:
> On 9/16/11, Noel Jones wrote:
>> On 9/16/2011 5:12 PM, Yanek wrote:
>>> Does someone has any idea on how these SMTP providers manage to have
>>> their outgoing mails escape SA scoring?
>> Check your logs.
>> Possibilities include (but are probably not limited to):
>> - it *is* scanned but not adding headers for some reason on your end
>> - you've whitelisted them
>> - mail exceeds your max scan size
>> - the mail doesn't pass through amavisd due to some configuration on
>> your end
>> If you don't see anything interesting, increase the log level.
>> There is no secret bypass flag.
>>   -- Noel Jones
> If these seem to come from the same sender, you can turn up debugging
> for the first message they send after restarting amavisd-new:
> @debug_sender_maps = ( ['sender at'] );
> this will turn debugging level up to 5 for the one message.

Oh yeah, and the most common reason you do not get headers is because
the recipient domain is not considered 'local' (it's not included in

Also, you can set:

$sa_tag_level_deflt  = undef;

which sets it lower than any possible score.

Gary V

More information about the amavis-users mailing list