[SpamCop-List] Re: X-Originating-IP source
MikeE at ster.invalid
Mon Feb 20 12:46:26 EST 2006
SpamCop Admin wrote:
> Yes. After the IP was sent to ORBD for relay testing, and didn't get
> listed by ORBD as an open relay, then the parse looks at it
> After a server passes the ORBD relay test, the parse is more likely to
> "trust" it during the chain test, but that doesn't mean that it's now
> a "trusted relay."
> We assign (hardcode) "trusted" status to a server because we have
> decided that it can be trusted to accurately report the source IP, and
> because we think it is always forwarding the mail from a legitimate
> source. The status is designed to force the parse to ignore the
> server and look further down in the headers for the source.
> The same applies to "untrusted" (Liar) status. We use that to tell
> the parse that the server can't be trusted to accurately report the
> source IP and to tag it as the source every time.
Got it. Thanks for the clarification.
kibitzer, not SC admin
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