SpamAssassin is a computer program released under the Apache License 2.0 used for e-mail spam filtering based on content-matching rules.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

-1
votes
0answers
15 views

SpamAssassin bayesian score discrepancies

This makes my brain hurt. For some reason, SpamAssassin is giving high scores to certain emails, but when I test them on the command line, they get a low score. This one particular email has this in ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Spamassasin: Check mailbox for spam

How can I have spamassasin check a mail folder for spam and move it into a different one. I've been getting a lot of spam recently and started implementing bayesian classifiers. I moved a bunch into ...
-1
votes
2answers
126 views

Use postfix and spamassassin packages on CentOS 6 to reject SPAM - without custom users and scripts

Here is what I'm trying at my CentOS 6.5 Linux server: Installed postfix and spamassassin packages Configured Postfix - it works well (I omit details here) Added -x to the SPAMDOPTIONS in ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Mails going to spam. Please see the details [duplicate]

My hostname is properly set up. Host file has proper entries. Mail header shows SPF pass. IP is not balcklisted. Mail body is also fine. Only thing don't have is DKIM setup. Now I have got two ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Spam - individual user

I have a bit of an issue with a users inbox in that a lot of spam is getting through for him alone. We use Amavis/Postfix and SA in our mail setup. Config setup like this: Config: ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How do I configure SpamAssassin's Bayes filter to only consider message From and Subject?

My SpamAssassin setup does a fair job handling spam, but lately many spams have been getting through that simply don't match well to SA's filters. I have the Bayes filter enabled and have been ...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

How does amavis talk to spamassassin?

I'm going through all the amavisd-new config files, and I can't find anything that tells amavis to talk to spamassassin/spamd to get a spam score. The reason I ask is because I'd like to swap out ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

SpamAssassin doesn't filter forwarded mails

I am forwarding emails from an external email account to an account on my own server. SpamAssassin works fine if I just receive mail normally. But all mail thats being forwarded from my external mail ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Remove X-SA-Exim Headers from out going emails

I am using EXIM4 on Ubuntu 12.04 with Spamassassin for sending emails. Any emails will be relayed through Amazon SES service. But I want to hide the bellow headers in outgoing emails. ...
0
votes
3answers
98 views

Suggested mechanisms for user-driven spam training?

I'm looking at having a way for my mail users to completely manage their own spam training. Before I get into it, my mail server details: Debian 7.5, postfix 2.9.6, dovecot 2.1.7, amavisd-new 2.7.1, ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

How to test email spam scores with amavis?

I'd like a way to test a spam message to see its spam scores that SpamAssassin gives it. The SA db files (bayes_toks, etc) reside in /var/lib/amavis/.spamassassin. I've been testing emails by doing ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Amavis / spamassassin setup, how to disable quarantine and get default spamassassin behavior back?

I've set up my first mail server that uses amavis. First off, I don't really see the point in amavis if I don't care about viruses. I don't use clamav as it's a huge RAM hog. SpamAssassin has worked ...
3
votes
1answer
34 views

SpamAssassin coming back with zero scores

When I run tests (spamassassin -t) on obvious spam, I get results like this: Content analysis details: (2.0 points, 5.0 required) pts rule name description ---- ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Where is SpamAssassin's bayes_ files stored? (v3.3.2)

On an old server I ran, files like bayes_toks would be stored in /var/lib/spamassassin/.spamassassin. But on a Debian server I just set up, I can't find where this file is stored. Even mlocate found ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Deliver fetchmail messages to two different MDA's

I'm running fetchmail on a AntiSpam server to get messages on user's junk folder to feed SpamAssassin bayesian filtering. It's been running nicely with the -m option in fetchmail to deliver the ...
9
votes
2answers
665 views

How can I reduce the damage of stolen mail accounts?

Currently I’m offering some webhosting to a few advertising agencies for their premium customers. But currently I have a great problem with the E-Mail Service. In the last week, the E-Mail Accounts of ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

don't forwards spam mails with spamassassin

I have a mail server running postfix for my youth movement. I use the mailserver to create groups that everyone can mail to so the right persons receive this mail. It's a relay server. I noticed that ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

spamassassin does not honour local.cf

I updated my /etc/spamassassin/local.cf spamassassin file to update some score rules. However, even after restarting spamassassin (via service), the new score are not shown in spam emails. In fact, ...
2
votes
0answers
39 views

Restrict IMAP access for a given account to only one IP address in Exchange 2013

I've created a "spam crawler" account with full access to all mailboxes in an Exchange 2013 environment to get messages in the junk folder to feed the Bayesian filtering running on SpamAssassin in a ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Error in amavisd.conf -missing curly or bracket

I'm currently trying to setup Spam and Virus Filtering on my CentOS 6.4 machine using SpamAssassin and ClamAV. I've installed all necessary packages (SA, ClamAV and Amavisd-new) and configurated them. ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

spamass-milter and opendkim use tons of memory

I recently set up a mail server using postfix, dovecot, opendkim, spamassassin, and spamass-milter, and it works fine, but spamass-milter and opendkim are using lots of memory: Above: opendkim and ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

How to check why SpamAssasin Bayes filter not working?

I have exim 4.77 with spamassasin 3.4.0 on Debian, I identify spams by myself and send to sa-learn, which seems working. But I have never receive spamscore by Bayes, I check the emails which ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

SpamAssassin ASN Plugin

I've got spamassassin 3.4.0 setup to use Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::ASN. cpan confirms that it is installed, and dig confirms that I can get the ASN txt records from routeviews.org. My local.cf has ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

SpamAssasin: Custom rules are not implemented, what could be the reason?

I am trying to add new custom rules for spamassassin but my rules are not being implemented. I've added rules to /etc/spamassasssin/local.cf: # CHECKING RULES FROM EMAIL score NO_RELAYS 0 score ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

spamassassin not loading DKIM module

I kept noticing SA 3.3.1 giving DKIM invalid even though my webmail system performs an additional check using OpenDKIM that does return valid for some. I ran sa-update -D and got this: module not ...
3
votes
0answers
49 views

Is there a way to get spamassassin to score the top lines of a message body more heavily?

A lot of spam is getting through the filter on the mail server I run with the relatively simple trick of starting with few lines of (incredibly obvious) weight loss or other scam text at the top, ...
0
votes
0answers
94 views

Spamassassin: using specific DNS server for DNSBL lookups

High volume mailserver. I need 2 things operating simultaneously: local caching nameserver (BIND) rev dns server for DNSBL (SORBS) lookups The way I set it up for now is using RBLDNSD bound to ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Efficient way to get Postfix talk to SpamAssassin

Traditional methods of doing this on SA wiki talk about shell scripts as content filters. Well that's an additional fork syscall on every email and the volume that will flow through the machine is ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

SpamAssassin: is there a way to get the urls that were found in blacklists?

Is it possible to make SpamAssassin show the urls that were found in blacklists? Example: when rules like URIBL_JP_SURBL or URIBL_WS_SURBL matches. I'm trying to search for a config directive that ...
0
votes
1answer
440 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

SpamAssassin keeps crashing during cleanup of child pid due to SIGCHLD: interrupted, signal 2 (0002)

I am running SpamAssassin on an Ubuntu Server with a quad-core processor and 7.5GB RAM. I am running a Mail Server on a separate Windows Machine and this Mail Server passes messages to the ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

change ehlo name of Amavis

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Setup Postfix + Dovecot + Amavis with Mysql for Virtual domains. I have configured the postfix mailserver successfully. However when I test the Email with mail-tester.com, ...
0
votes
1answer
184 views

Postfix Spamassassin deferred queue massive error

I have been witnessing some massive problems with my Postfix email server, equipped with Dovecot, and spamassassin. The log files show errors like below, and there are thousands of such lines in the ...
0
votes
0answers
109 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

How to disable blacklist checking and enable content preview in spamassassin 3.3.1

I want to disable all the blacklist check from spamassassin, once a new mail is received by mail server. Since the blacklist checking in makes the server load spikes to higher rate.Also please help me ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Same email is evaluated as a spam for one user, and regular for the other

I have mail server, with installed spamassassin to filter spam messages. Problem I faced is that at 02h first user received email that is treated as a spam (and is was a real spam, moved to spam ...
1
vote
1answer
246 views

SpamAssassin - ready to give up - extremely unreliable, marking spam as ham

I run a VPS, and I have to say that by far, getting SpamAssassin working right has been the most frustrating thing of all. It keeps missing spam mails and I see autolearn=ham in the header, yet when I ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Qmail's preline command

Having trouble to use preline command with Qmail's mail filtering. When i use next syntax in .qmail-default file: | /var/qmail/bin/preline /usr/bin/maildrop /etc/mail/mailfilter ... I get ...
3
votes
1answer
258 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Spamassassin internal DNS resolution?

Short Version: Is it possible to configure spamassassin to perform its own recursive DNS lookups instead of using the server specified by the OS? Long Version: I've got a collection of dedicated ...
0
votes
1answer
230 views

Running SpamAssassin as a Windows Service on Server 2012

I am trying to run spamd.exe file which runs the spamassassin for windows, as a windows service. I tried sc create spamassassin binPath="C:\Program Files (x86)\JAM Software\SpamAssassin for ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

incoming mail with low score, but count as spam?

my Centos server currently running spamassassin to filter spam email, it work together with mailscanner, it work fine before but suddently got a problem: Nov 15 16:12:02 main MailScanner[4079]: ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Exim + Spamassassin, automatically throttle spammy IP addresses

I am watching my email gateway blackhole spam messages using spamassassin - anything over a specific score. Right now, it is dropping around 3 per second. This is great, but I would prefer the spam ...
-1
votes
2answers
135 views

Spamassassin is running but terminal showing “command not found”

I'm running CentOS 6 with cPanel and Exim. Spamassassin headers are showing up in email but I can't use spamassassin commands in terminal. # spamassassin -bash: spamassassin: command not found # ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How do I exclude higher MX IP from SpamAssassin?

... higher priority mail exchange relays some emails to lower priority mail exchange and triggers following w/ SpamAssassin. * -1.0 RCVD_IN_DNSWL_LOW RBL: Sender listed at http://www.dnswl.org/, low ...