False positive - important

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False positive - important

Post by dmsims » Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:57 am

My wife is a doctor and subscribes to Health Service Journal for alerts on Covid19

these are being identified as spam by Magicspam

QUARANTINE[block_list (41)] , I cannot turn off that list

IP is , email.wilmingtonplc.com

According to Mxtools no problems:

https://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?ac ... n=toolpage

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Re: False positive - important

Post by magicspam » Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:55 am

Hello dmsims,

Thank you for your post.

From your email we understand that messages from sender sending from IP: are being flagged as spam.

Based on the log entry, the message from this sender has been flagged as spam as their sending IP address is listed on block_list (41) or MIPSpace-poor.

You can confirm this on the following site:


If you do not wish to disable this policy, simply whitelist the sender's IP or email address in the:

Anti-Spam / Exemptions

section in MagicSpam admin interface panel.

We hope this information helps.
-- MagicSpam Support Team --

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