SpamAssassin Rule: RCVD_IN_DNSWL_MED

Standard description: Sender listed at, medium trust

Explanation is a community-driven project to prevent false positives. provides a DNS-based whitelist of known legitimate hosts in different categories/trust levels.

The policy says for trust level "med": Medium Extremely rare spam occurrences, corrected promptly.

Report Problems

If you get spam from IPs that hit this rule, you can report them here:

As with many SpamAssassin network rules, it is important to make sure you have your trusted_networks / internal_networks (TrustPath) configured correctly to ensure that the test is run against the correct IP.

IPs that are not listed which should be can be reported here:

You can also contact the maintainers of this data at

Further Info

The default scores for this rule can be found in the online list of tests.

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Rules/RCVD_IN_DNSWL_MED (last edited 2012-04-27 19:54:56 by andrew2)