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How to edit bad word filter in SpamAssassin?

How can I add several custom "bad" words into SpamAssassin, so emails that contains that words are marked as a spam? UPDATE one of the keys is to edit file /etc/mail/spamassassin, and to add badword ...
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SpamExperts filtering outbound mail

I've got a hosted domain & mail server. It is attached—somehow—to a SpamExperts installation. I've been training the filter for years and it does a fine job filtering out the incoming garbage. ...
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Using a subdomain for email address [closed]

I have recently acquired a domain which closely resembles my last name (basically there are two words in my name and the domain is only the second word). The plan was to use a subdomain in order to ...
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Exchange 2010 ignoring SPF record

we are using Exchange 2010 and have already setup SPF record for our authorized mail server IPs. As a test using our domain name i tried to send an e-mail from another computer on the internet which ...
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Allow email from a particular sender through spam filter

We are running exchange 2010 and are using the built in anti-spam feature. We have set up Content Filtering, IP Block List Providers, Sender ID, Sender Reputation and it filters out most of the junk ...
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Exchange 2013 -Prevent Spam emails from outside but with my internal domain name

my apologies if this question was asked and answered previously. we have Exchange 2013 email server. We have been seeing some of the emails are coming from outside but using our own domain name which ...
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MessageLabs Blocking Email but Not Our Provider

My coworker and I am at a loss here. MessageLabs is blacking our client's emails from sending. However, MessageLabs isn't our anti-spam provider anymore. I checked SonicWALL to see if they're still ...
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SMTP Mail delivery failed for URIBL query refused

I'm experiencing some trouble with a single recipient because his mail server refuse my email. This is the error reply: SMTP error from remote mail server after RCPT TO:<xxxx@xxx.xxx>: 554 5.7....
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Hide High Scoring Entries from ASSP Daily Block Report

I enabled the daily block reports on ASSP, but they aren't terribly useful because they include all blocked messages, even those that have such a high score there is almost no possibility they are ...
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What is DNS TXT record “mailru-verification”?

Sometimes I see this mailru-verification DNS record. I've Googled - and Yandexed ;) - but I found nothing about it. I suspected that is a kind of russian SPF implementation... dig example.com TXT ...
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Can I use Spamassassin to classify text-only content?

I wish to know if I can use spamassassin classify text-only content? Right now I'm using the following command: spamassassin hello.txt But I'm getting the following warnings: 1.2 ...
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would this header cause the email to be flagged as suspect?

Authentication-Results: [snip].mail.[snip].[snip].com from=someDomain.com; domainkeys=neutral (no sig); from=someDomain.com; dkim=neutral (no sig) Received: from 127.0.0.1 (EHLO smtp1....
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postfix header_checks - regex spanning multiple lines

I would like to create a spam filter that spans multiple lines in headers. This is my /etc/postfix/header_checks file: /^From:.*name[0-9]+@.+[\r\n]+To:.*name@domain\.com/ REJECT It's a valid regex,...
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Postfix selectively bypassing the spam

I have Centos 7 installed and postfix as MTA on the server. Here is my anti spam postfix additional configuration: # main.cf ANTI SPAM disable_vrfy_command = yes smtpd_delay_reject = yes ...
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DKIM - DomainKey Identified Mail public key longer than 512 character [closed]

I've generated private key and public key using following commands. openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key openssl rsa -in server.key -out server.key.insecure mv server.key server.key.secure mv server....
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How do I whitelist a spam trigger in a SpamAssassin update channel?

Somehow one of our customer URLs seems to have gotten into some or all SpamAssassin rule sets that are distributed through update channels (we suppose). Mail provider that use Spamassassin mark all ...
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Spamassassin + Gmail + Mbox

If I give sa-learn Maildir mails to train it as spam, it takes them without problems, but when trying to use a mbox file containing spam emails from my personal Gmail account (using https://takeout....
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How reliable is validating email domain by reverse DNS MX record checking [duplicate]

This question is not about how to protect against spam or validate a particular email user. But how reliable is validating emails domain (does it exists at all) by reverse dns. What are the pitfalls ...
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SPAM data set, suitable for SpamAssasin or not?

I want to train my SpamAssasin filter, and I've downloaded all SPAM tars from January 2015 to November 2015 from that site: untroubled.org/spam/ Also, I've downloaded my ham and SPAM emails from my ...
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postfix filter “Do you want to have more lovers?” [duplicate]

My postfix is currently set up to check email content and reject by keywords. However, I can't think of a good way to block this kind of emails: Return-Path: <gievcyopa@beamtele.com> Delivered-...
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ibm domino own user anti-spam control

I am investigating a way to control how many emails an authenticated user can send per day: For example, I would like to put a global limit per user to a maximum 1000 emails sent per day. Or a per ...
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How to configure SpamAssassin to set Atlassian JIRA notifigations to white list?

I have problem Atlassian JIRA email notifications. These notifications come to deleted by SpamAssassin some reason. So I need to know how to confirgure SpamAssassin to but these notications to ...
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Kolab 3 outbound mails spam detection

I installed Kolab on a local server and I need a way to allow it to reject spam mails before they are sent. One method that I found is to install postfix and spamassassin in another server and ...
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use exim systemfilter to drop specific incoming and outgoing emails withou bounce message

i want to use systemfilter to ignore emails from and to a specific domain with the following rule: if ("$message_body:, $h_to:, $h_reply_to:, $sender_address" contains "example.com") then fail endif ...
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Postfix change add-on priority

I have just started to fight with Spam mails because of my new project. I will explain structure of that system. We have Postfix as MTA on relay server and fresh Spamassasian and Policyd(v2 ...
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sbs 2008 exchange 2007 recipient filtering

We have an SBS 2008 server with exchange 2007 installed on it. We run a spamfilter in front of it. My problem is that whenever I use an invalid email address. invalid@mydomain.com it gets accepted by ...
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SpamAssassin with dovecot-antispam training

I'm trying to get dovecot-antispam working with SpamAssassin' sa-learn. This is my Dovecot configuration: antispam_backend = pipe antispam_trash = trash;Trash;Deleted Items; Deleted Messages ...
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Can IP reputation be affected due to automatic forwarding?

I am hitting a dead wall with the support team of my email hosting provider. The IP they assigned me was blacklisted and so sending emails to AOL.co.uk end up getting rejected. After several emails ...
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How to send emails and avoid them being classified as spam?

This is a canonical question about how to handle email sent from your server being misclassified as spam. For additional information you may find these similar questions helpful: Best ...
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How to tell if razor is running?

I have a mailserver which is using amavis to do the spam testing (through spamassassin). Now I wanted to use razor and pyzor as well. I installed them and did the following: # su - amavis -s /bin/...
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Exchange 2013 IPBlockListProvider blocking some (but not all) matched IPs

I have configured our Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server to utilize several IPBlockListProviders including Spamhaus. While they work great most of the time, there are still some emails which despite ...
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relearn bayes autolearned spam when mails already processed by exchange

I'm using postfix with amavis and spamassassin to filter out spam before relaying everything to an exchange server. Regularly I got mails which weren't catched by spamassassin, even worse, they were ...
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My server mail going junk in hotmail and yahoo [duplicate]

All my server mails going to spam in hotmail and yahoo. Here is my full mail source. Can any one please help me to sort out this issue ? x-store-info:4r51+eLowCe79NzwdU2kRyU+pBy2R9QCDI9u8Kc1Jen/...
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How can I setup RBL on Plesk? [closed]

Anyone know how to setup RBL in Plesk? I've Plesk 8.3 with a Centos 5 installed on a VPS. The Plesk panel setup only few option but no RBL. I already have Plesk configured with Spamassasin over Qmail....
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Postfix Limit mail for domain from IP range

I have multiple domains and email accounts on my postfix server. All of them get slammed with spam despite all my attempts to get it under control, I broke down and started paying for a pass external ...
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Exchange 2007 ineffective spam filter

On a pretty clean 2007 setup, I'm seeing A LOT of mail with senders such as : 0.0011a7f8@roman htyme@14009d3cb93848c 0-lz@14009d3cb93848c 0-5-1@home-4fd909062d 0-td@h109-187-48-125.dyn.bashtel.ru ...
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Exchange 2007 ignores whitelist (BypassedSenderDomains) when IP is found on a block list

On my Exchange 2007 machine I configured the IP block list provider to query zen.spamhaus.org bl.spamcop.net dnsbl.sorbs.net some of our business contacts or on those lists and get blocked by ...
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Postfix: How to make complex attachment filtering?

I have Postfix on our server. I need to filter attachments in incoming mail not only by it type, but also check what inside of it. Exactly by now I need to filter attachment that: is a .zip archive ...
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How filter catchall email account based on recipient address [closed]

// Background info I am building a chrome plugin that forwards private messages from websites to your email and allows your email replies to be returned through the various sites private message ...
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How do I find out what a Spam Custom Rule is?

We use a Barracuda Spam Filter at work, and we also provide a mass emailing program to some of clients that send out newsletters. Lately one of them's been composing his latest company newsletter and ...
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Users accessing our email when traveling overseas are seeing strange SPAM behavior

I run technology for an international non-profit, so I have users that could be checking their email from Pennsylvania one day, Santo Domingo the next, and Kabul, Afghanistan, the next week. Recently, ...
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Using spamassassin as an external filter for a web forum

Has anyone tried anything like this? My plan is to do something like this: When a forum post is submitted, instead of immediately saving it to the database, send an e-mail to a reserved account. ...
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97% of emails reaching IronPort/Domino are Spam

We have a Domino mail server protected by Iron Port (v7.1.5 I think). Iron Port reports an average 96%-97% of emails are stopped by reputation filtering, and around 3% of emails are clean messages. ...
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I'm hosting reseller and I got spam problems. Please help to solve

Our provider suspended our account with 5000+ clients and their sites. The reason was that the whole IP range was blacklisted by SpamHouse, but our provider did not explain what emails, form what IP ...
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Postfix body_checks regexp expression does not work?

I have a a reject rule inside body_checks parameter written like this: /(\d{3,4},\d{2} EUR)/ REJECT Body Spam Rule 934 This regexp paramater should be ok, at least according to some testing pages ...
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Postfix - forward rejected by unknown recepients emails to SPAM-learning mailbox

I have Postfix + BitDefender FRAMS running as hygiene gateway before few Exchanges. BD FRAMS can learn it's Baesian filter by download SPAM and HAM emails from dedicated mailboxes. Because we have ...
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Block spam by using geoip filter?

We are looking for a way to be able to block spam based on geographic location by filtering using geoip. context: we rarely have any email correspondence outside of the USA, so we would like to block ...
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Filter spam emails from being forwarded by exim4

I was studying and searching 2 days about how to configure my exim/spamassassin/clamd configuration. I have the next situation: I have an email a@domain.com redirected to a@gmail.com. Unfortunately, ...
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Hosted Anti-Spam Service vs. Anti-Spam Appliance

We're currently using Content Catcher, a hosted spam solution. For less than what we pay them per year, we could purchase an anti-spam appliance to run in house. From a simple dollar perspective, it ...
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Forwarding spam from gmail to email gateway for anti-spam testing

Is it possible to forward all emails that end up in my gmail spam folder to another email address? We're standing up a new anti-spam email gateway and need to generate some real email for testing ...