SpamAssassin Rule: RCVD_IN_DNSWL_NONE

Standard description: Sender listed at, no 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 "None":

Report Problems

IPs sending spam are expected to hit this rule, but if you get so many emails sending spam, and none sending non-spam, that you think it shouldn't be listed, 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_NONE (last edited 2011-10-11 16:46:43 by a72-246-0-10)