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

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Postfix + spamass-milter configuration: Do i need the -m option?

I have setup succcesfully Postfix 2.96 on Debian with opendkim and spamassasin-milter. Works fine but i have a question. Before I setup Postfix I have read many tutorials and there is one advice i do ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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]: ...
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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 ...
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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 # ...
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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 ...
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Postfix w/ content filter to spamassassin sends copies of email

tcpdumping the spamassassin return (port 10026) shows that the MAILER-DAEMON and debian-spamd is present: MAIL FROM:<debian-spamd@relay.company.com> SIZE=663 250 2.1.0 Ok RCPT ...
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Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 message content rejected

A sender from France is trying to send an email to us. Unfortunately his email is being rejected with the message below. I suspect there are some weird characters in the mail content but how can I ...
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Spamassassin checks for first attachment only?

How to block zip attachments containing virus, cpanel. I'm making understanding how spamassassin works. I changed Antivirus.pm plugin so it also checks for zip & other compression format. I ...
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qmail limit number of emails sent by user or domain per hour

I'm hosting a mail server for a couple different domains. Recently, the password of one of the users was guessed/hacked and the account was used to send out a couple hundred thousand messages before ...
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Spamassassin failing to parse config line with user_scores_custom_query rule

I'm trying to setup spamassassin per user config files via MySQL, and I get this error: Sep 8 12:09:13.668 [12307] warn: config: failed to parse line, skipping, in "/etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf": ...
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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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plesk qmail spamassassin scan outbound email

We have a dedicated server running Plesk 9.5.4 (yes I know that's old) with Qmail as the MTA and Spamassassin and Spamdyke installed. Spamdyke works a treat for blocking inbound mail based on rDNS ...
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Exim4 | Spamassassin - Modify headers in Mail-source

I am kind of stuck with three strings that are enabled in the mail source. I managed to modify the recieved_header_text = in 02_exim4-config_options as received_header_text = Received: \ ${if ...
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Content filtering / Spam official documentation

I have many messages blocket into /opt/zimbra/data/amavisd/quarantine as quarantined because of "bad header" but I can see these messages succesfully delivered and present into inbox. So my questions ...
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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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Spamassassin plugins working in terminal test but not in practice

When I run a spamassassin test from terminal i.e. : # spamassassin -t -D < message.txt The plugins produce hits and spamsassassin correctly marks the hits. When mail comes through to the ...
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Using Spam Assassin as email proxy

I'm looking to setup a Spam Filter Proxy for my clients, not too many mind you, and have it as transparent as possible. I read about SAVASM and Spam Vigilante, and while they are perfect I guess for ...
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Using razor2 with spamassassin

I have installed and configured razor2 according to official doc including editing the v310.pre config file in spamassassin folder. I ran both of the following commands with success (both indicated ...
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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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Do email spam detection block domains?

Does email (like gmail, yahoo, hotmail) providers block domains? Or do they mainly block IP addresses? I'm wondering...what if people use my domain to spam others? Then it would be unfair to me ...
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Blocking and deleting e-mail

I have a server running EXIM and I was wondering if there was a way to block e-mail from going out should a member load over 1000 e-mails in to the queue and then automatically delete them.
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SpamAssassin: Spending responsability for user blocks

Currently 99% of my clients have their sites on hosts that use CPanel. In CPanel, there is available tool SpamAssassin (spam filter), where I manage the blocks of my clients, adding addresses to the ...
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Postfix to Spamassassin on local host using public IP

I have 2 VPSes running Debian Squeeze. Both were set up pretty much identically. They are named Sam and Taz. Taz, as far as e-mail goes works almost perfectly. Sam has had issues. Originally I posted ...
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is it possible to completely disable spamassassin using spamassassin user_prefs

I am loading spamassassin user_prefs using user_scores_* sql-functions. There are many users in my system who don't want to use spamassassin at all. Is there an option to do so? I know I could set ...
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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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SpamAssassin Presets

We're currently migrating our mail from a manually administered RHEL box to a CPanel box, which I'm so excited about I will probably weep a little when it finally happens. As part of the migration, I ...
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Configuring Postfix, Spamassassin and Procmail to put spam in a dedicated folder

I'm not sure if SF is the good place for that, so sorry if it's not the case. I'm administrating a Debian server for our company's emails and I'm trying to have the emails flagged as spam by ...
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Postfix address resolver failure & loopback to root

Ubuntu Linux 12.04.1 With LAMP stack. The goal is to setup a web server that can send mail via the PHP mail() function, which uses localhost. The mail must then be relayed to an ISP domain ...
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What's wrong with this SpamAssassin rule?

body LOCAL_SHORT_BODY /^.{2,120}$/ score LOCAL_SHORT_BODY 0.4 describe LOCAL_SHORT_BODY Short body I included this in my local.cf, and gave it a low score as it's not really a great indicator of ...
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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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Our outgoing emails from a shared hosting provider (Bluehost) are returned because the server is listed as SPAM SERVERS

I am getting very frustrated with this web hosting provider -- Bluehost.com. We have several small business sites hosted with them. We also use email accounts provided by the Bluehost for our outgoing ...
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SpamAssassin (spampd) ignoring user_prefs

I have an Ubuntu (12.10) server running postfix and SpamAssassin. I've set up spampd following these directions on the SpamAssassin wiki: http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/IntegratePostfixViaSpampd ...
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Postfix sendmail sets original recipient

I have a postfix + dovecot with a spamassassin doing some content filtering on the postfix side. The problem is that with a recent update the originally available sendmail binary was replaced with the ...