Whitelisting ... doesn't seem to do anything

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Whitelisting ... doesn't seem to do anything

Post by DavidRa » 20 May 2019 08:11

1) I downloaded the official latest CentOS 7 ISO on 18 Apr from centos.org and checked its integrity
2) I created a virtual machine on Hyper-V with 4 CPUS, 8GB, Synthetic NIC, IDE for storage (Generation 1 - BIOS mode)
3) I have DHCP available on my instance's network and the instance can reach the Internet, and the instance can resolve DNS properly (and it's configured with a static IP and static NAT for production-ish use)
4) I followed the instructions at https://github.com/E-F-A/v4/blob/master/BUILDING and followed the section "Building using kickstart and official repositories for testing"
5) The build had no errors
6) The install rebooted
7) I am using Chrome on Server 2016, and here is a description, of what is happening when I wait for test emails:

I have enabled whitelisting for the following sender/recipient pairs: The whitelist entries appear in the MailWatch UI under Black and White Lists > Whitelist, as expected. There do not appear to be entries related to this sender, this recipient or a combination of parts in the black list.

When recipient@example.com receives an email from sender@example.org, it is not marked as whitelisted in the Recent Messages view (the outcome is generally Clean, but I'm doing this because there are legitimate emails being blocked with scores >10 and the customer has requested to just whitelist for now).

I need to figure out a way to properly whitelist by domain AND by individual address - and right now it doesn't work.

In case it's relevant - I have another site with v3, and it's behaving the same way there, so it might not be specifically v4 related.

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Re: Whitelisting ... doesn't seem to do anything

Post by shawniverson » 20 May 2019 13:49

Wildcards cannot be used in mailscanner whitelists. You want to just enter the portion of the email address or domain that you want to block.
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Re: Whitelisting ... doesn't seem to do anything

Post by shawniverson » 20 May 2019 13:50

Also, use the special keyword "default" instead of *
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Re: Whitelisting ... doesn't seem to do anything

Post by DavidRa » 21 May 2019 01:43

Do you mean I can enter "@example.org" on the whitelist (not the blacklist - we're trying to allow, not block!) and it will match all senders from that domain? Or do you mean default@example.org?

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