Amavis is an open source content filter for electronic mail, implementing mail message transfer, decoding, some processing and checking, and interfacing with external content filters to provide protection against spam, viruses and other malware. It can be considered an interface between a mailer ...

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Postfix/Amavis email vanish without a trace after cleanup/scan

Have this weird problem after amavis was triggered, mail vanished after cleanup. Apr 11 15:45:28 smtp postfix/smtpd[19861]: DD66613C04A: client=SENDER.com[66.66.66.666] Apr 11 15:45:28 smtp ...
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Amavis sending Paypal payment emails to postmaster. Are they classified as spam/virus?

Some days ago i was reading some docs about amavis and decided to fine tune its configuration. As i'm new to amavis i probably setted some statements in the wrong way so last days i've been recieving ...
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Alert Postfix sender when outbound email is not delivered due to amavisd-new checks

I'm running Postfix 2.11 together with amavisd-new which works fine with spamassassin and clamav to prevent inbound/outbound spam and virus traffic. Right now i'm looking for a way to alert users ...
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Where do I add DKIM details to amavisd.conf on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to add a DKIM key to an additional domain on my Ubuntu mail server, I am trying to add the following block of code to the amavisd.conf file $enable_dkim_verification = 1; ...
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Amavis log clean passed mails to mail.log

I use amavis on my Ubuntu host to scan emails for spam. Unfortunately amavis log all clean passed mails to the 'mail.err' and the 'mail.log'. How to prevent the 'mail.err' logging? mail.err example ...
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Amavis missing headers

I have setup Amavis, SpamAssassin, and Postfix on a Debian Wheezy box for use as a mail filter gateway. I am in the process of testing it, and have pointed the MX record for a domain old domain we do ...
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Prevent spam being forwarded by Postfix (while locally delivered to a Junk folder)

We have a pretty standard Postfix/Amavis setup where we use the Dovecot LDA to deliver mail locally. Amavis passed spam mail and we use Sieve to drop it in the Junk folder of the user. The problem is ...
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Monit and amavis

I have noticed that occasionally amavis is not running. I thought monit was watching the process, however it doesn't seem to warn me or fix it. My monitrc entry looks like this and I can confirm ...
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Howto enable SMPTS (465) postfix CentOS

I need help is enabling SMTPS. I use postfix , dovecot with MySQL(virtual domains). I do not know how to enable SMTPS(465). I already added tls related settings and key and certificate in the ...
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CLAMAV on Centos Mail Server: Can't connect to UNIX socket clamd.sock

In my Centos 6.4 server, I am using Postfix and Dovecot with Amavis/ClamAV filter. Lately I have been trying to solve my spam problem(only occurs in Gmail and Hotmail) so I've been tailing logs. ...
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Ubuntu server not using localhost IP for internal communication

I am using Ubuntu Server 13.04 on my mail system. I am just setting the Postfix and Amavis. In every config for communication I am using 127.0.0.1 as IP address to pass mails to amavis. When I look to ...
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Postfix + Amavisd-new as smtp-proxy (pre-queue) for inbound only, postqueue for outbound?

I am in the planning phase of building a mailserver with the following requirements relevant to my question: Use postfix, virtual users (two virtual domains) Must filter pre-queue to reject ...
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Turn of amavisd notifications about UNCHECKED content to postmaster

How do I turn off "UNCHECKED contents in mail FROM" mails send by amavis to the postmaster of the domain every time a user sends an encrypted mail. The setup is a Debian 7 with postfix and amavisd.
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postfix: blocking a certain sender for a certain receiver

I have a postfix installation with amavis and postfwd. I'd like to block a single sender only for a single receiver. I tried with header_checks but multiline checking I was thinking something like ...
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Spamassassin: store bayes per user in mysql (with amavis)

I use postfix (mysql virtual users) + amavis + spamassassin and configured spamassassin to use mysql for storing the bayes data: use_bayes 1 bayes_auto_learn 1 ...
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email server: refuse old emails and emails in the future

I use postfix, dovecot 2.1 and amavis for my emails. How can I refuse emails (from other email servers) that date are to old (e.g. >=1 month) or to new (eg. >=1d in the future)?
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centos 6.4 amavis-new, clamav not function

i install on centos 6.4 amavis-new and clamav /etc/clamd.d/amavisd # cat amavisd.conf # Use system logger. LogSyslog yes # Specify the type of syslog messages - please refer to 'man syslog' # for ...
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Spamassassin: Where quarantined files goes?

I searched a little bit and don't found anything related :( I need to know where spamassassing send the quarantined files since I need check some data on them. Any help appreciated. OS: Ubuntu ...
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Postfix drops all spam, but shouldn't do this

i'm using a mailserver setup with postfix, amavis and spamassassin. Some parts of my current configuration (Ubuntu 12.04.2): /etc/amavis/conf.d/20-debian_defaults $sa_spam_subject_tag = '***SPAM*** ...
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Postfix : intercept outgoing email by sender with amavis or custom filter?

we have some outgoing mail server with latest postfix and amavis. I would need to intercept some outgoing email for some given senders and forward them to a "logging" account + the regular receivers. ...
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amavis doesn't quarantine all spam mails

I'm trying to create a special mail account to collect all incoming spam with the purpose to later on be able to train the SA more easily for the whole domain. We're using Zimbra, but as far as I ...
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AMaViS: missing X-Spam-Status header

I set up a mail server with Dovecot, Postfix and AMaViS on Debian Squeeze following the tutorial on workaround.org (ISPmail tutorial for Debian Squeeze). It uses virtual domains and stores the ...
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Amazon SES and Amavis

I've been following how to set up a mail server - by Flurdy in order to set up a more secure mail server on my Amazon EC2 Ubuntu 12.04 instance. I've followed the article to the letter, but I can't ...
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Which configuration is loaded after sa-update?

I use amavisd-new 2.6.5 and SpamAssassin 3.2.2 (on ubuntu 12.04). I just ran for the first time the sa-update command. I see that there is new files in ...
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How do I tell Postfix to relax smtpd_sender_restrictions?

If I connect to Postfix on my server with a mail client on port 143 with SSL then mail sent via this connection from a virtual domain passes the smtpd_sender_restrictions and thus enables the filter ...
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Is there a reason why DKIM signs every mail twice [closed]

I've configured my postfix/amavisd-new/spam-assassin setup after this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix/DKIM. But now the problem is that all mails I send are double signed with two ...
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Dedicated TMP and AMAVIS

I perfectly configured my server and now I made 2 stupid mistakes, I updated perl along with it's dependencies and I made a dedicated TMP dir and included it in fstab to prevent code execution with a ...
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SA with or without amavis-new - whats faster?

Currently i have working setup of postfix with virtual users which uses amavis (with SA and clamav) to filter messages. The problem is, i need to allow every user to be able to adjust their SA ...
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How to disable local user lookup in amavis-new?

I have amavis-new installed with iRedMail package. Everything works OK for mails sent directly to existing user accounts. But I would like to use catch-all for domains and aliases. The problem is ...
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amavisd + postfix + dovecot blocks gif images

I occasionally have a client who tries to email me and says his email gets blocked by my server. When I check the logs, I see this: Sep 6 18:12:52 myers amavis[15197]: (15197-08) p.path BANNED:1 ...
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Perl / BerkelyDB @INC problems trying to install Amavisd-new (CentOS)

I'm trying to follow this guide here to install Amavis, SpamAssassin + ClamAV... http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd Things mostly went well but Amavisd would not start... # service amavisd start ...
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Amavisd-new cannot start - missing Unix::Syslog (CentOS)

I followed the basic instructions here for installing amavisd, spamassassin + clamav... http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd I get the following error when trying to start amavisd... # service ...
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Amavis and Spamassassin wont pass spam as spam with second domain

I'm currently setting up amavis and spamassassin with postfix. So far Spamasassin blocks and bounces Spam. if i set $final_spam_destiny to D_PASS the mail gets through, but the $sa_spam_subject_tag ...
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How to detect mail server dangerous load level?

I have a 512 MB VPS running on Debian Squeeze 64bit serving a complete email system (postfix, courier, amavis, clamav, spamassassin, roundcube). All the RAM is always used: max free memory is 10MB, ...
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Amavis / Atermime - Dynamic Email Signatures (Disclaimers)

I am running a basic iredmail install with amavis, postfix, dovecot. I want to use the declaimer feature to automatically append a disclaimer (in our case a signature). The reasoning for this is that ...
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Rewriting sender address based on the recipient

I'm trying to set up my postfix server to alter the sender address of outgoing e-mails for one specific recipient domain (example.com) -- otherwise I'd just configure smtp_generic_maps in main.cf and ...
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Amavisd-new(2.6.4-3) failing to do “lookup_sql_dsn” when large number of emails are need to be accessed

Amavis is failing to do sql lookup when large number of emails are sent to amavis. Its throwing out error after scanning 40 to 50 email. It shows error like. (!!)TROUBLE in process_request: sql ...
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DKIM on postfix relay server

I have a postfix/amavis relay server, with the domain name mail.example.com. It will be a relay for dozens of VPS's, which will have domains like hostname.example.net. So i have actually two ...
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Modern MLM Software with Brains?

So, right now we have a Postfix + Dovecot + Amavis server for our mail. We do "group lists" as a gaint Alias. The complaint has come up, that when someone sends an email to everyone@thecompany.com, ...
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How to configure amavisd-new for only scanning on particular senders/servers?

I'd like to know how to configure amavisd-new to only scan for Spam on particular clients (IPs, CIDRs or hostnames) or alternatively sender's email domain. I know that it is possible to do it on a ...
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Mailscanner and amavisd-new comparison

I'm going to implement a mailfiltering gateway for my company. I'm going to use Postfix, with a PostgreSQL back-end. The question would be: how to best implement the antispam measures. Mailscanner ...
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Spamassassin does not work with virtual emails

I have a mailserver running with postfix/spamassassin/amavis/dovecot/mysql... under debian squeeze and all seems to work fine, except one thing: Email forwarder (virtual aliases) never gets scanned by ...
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Postfix & amavis on a dedicated server

I have 3 servers: server 1 and 2 are listed as mx servers for different domains and server 3 is for amavis/spamd/clamd filtering for both server 1 & 2. My plan is to have 'first pass' postfix ...
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Postfix sending and receiving the same e-mail every 5 minutes for 4+ months

Back in June I sent myself the EICAR test signature to make sure my postfix/amavis/spamassassin etc setup was working properly. I didn't notice at the time, but this somehow created a tear in the ...
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Optimal parameters set for Postfix “smtpd_recipient_restrictions”

we've inherited the DNS from another ISP and now our mail server is bombed by about 1000 emails per minute, 99.99% of these emails are just spam. We're trying to optimize the filtering/rejecting the ...
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Alternatives to amavis for RAM-bound server

I'm running a small VPS server that works as web and mail server. It has only 256MB of RAM, and it's sucking 100MB of swap constantly. I've found that one of the culprits is amavis, taking about 30MB ...
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amavis consider catchall as unknown

I'm running sendmail with amavis + amavis-milter on SERVER "A". SERVER "B" is working behind SERVER "A" which holds multiple domains. Some of the domains having catchall accounts for unknown users. ...
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iRedMail problem with amavis, clamav and freshclam

I have installed iRedMail on Centos and have problem with starting freshclam (after service freshclam start system says that freshclam is already started but service freshclam status says that ...
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Debian server: “sa-learn” process slows system down dramatically

On one of our debian squeeze servers, we use a setup of postfix + amavis + dovecot as mailserver. Spamassassin is part of amavis. Once a day, the process "sa-learn" is started. It is part of ...
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Do not send “SPAM FROM LOCAL” messages for mails relayed to spam_lovers

I have setup amavis as follows: $policy_bank{'ORIGINATING'} = { # mail originating from our users originating => 1, # indicates our client, introduced in amavisd-new-2.5.0 ... ...