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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SpamAssassin blacklist address not getting blocked

We use Untangle spam-blocker, which is built on SpamAssassin. Here the address is question, which is already listed in our block.cf (located in /etc/spamassassin ): Individual blacklist_from ...
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Window server 2008 - set up DNS server just for email spam requests

We have a small office network and use SpamAssassin to help get rid of junk email. I've noticed that as our network uses an upstream DNS server all our spam checks to services like URIBL get blocked ...
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Service to test outgoing mail for SPF/DKIM/SRS validity?

We're setting up a redirection-based mail server with a lot of complex moving parts, including the standard ones that apply to everyone like SPF/TLS as well as the more complex ones needed to ensure ...
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Spamassassin: Bypass /etc/resolv.conf DNS for querying DNSBL?

Question Is there a way to let spamassassin bypass my linux system's dns servers to query DNSBLs? Background Info When my Server receives email, it is checked by spamassassin. One of this checks ...
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spamassassin on plesk fails to add the score properly [closed]

I have a customer being bombed by spam on a supposedly spamassassin protected Plesk server. It's Centos 6, Plesk 12.5, spamassassin 3.3.1 The message was filtered and picked up this line in the ...
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Postfix reject mail with result of spamassasin content_filter

I have a running Mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot. I also configured spamassasin like in this tutorial. Spam is properly marked as such and apropriate headers are added. Now I want to reject the ...
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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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Spamassassin, Dovecot and Postfix: Move spam to folder

I am trying to move Spam detected by spamassassin automatically to the Junk folder on Debian Jessie. I installed Spamassassin and edited the configs: local.cf (spamassassin folder) rewrite_header ...
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SpamAssassin: avoid FREEMAIL_REPLYTO on Contact Form

Suppose: someone fills out my contact form on www.example.com/contact/. My server-side script sends this information to a sales person at the organization. To make SPF work, I set the "From" as ...
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How do I tweak spamassassin scores on Ubuntu Server?

I'm wondering what's the right way to tweak scores for Spamassassin's builtin rules. I know how to edit /var/lib/spamassassin/3.004000/updates_spamassassin_org/ but that doesn't feel right - my ...
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Spamassassin does not start on ubuntu server

After installing Spamassassin on my Ubuntu server, it does not start and gives this error: : not found/spamassassin: 3: /etc/default/spamassassin: : not found/spamassassin: 6: ...
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Web Attack: Mass Injection Website 19 [duplicate]

I got issue at Norton web safety (attached is the image) Can please any body tell me what cause this issue?
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Postfix block double extensions in archive attachment

These days I have problems with trojans in attachments like: //EZuS.zip//invoice_scan_xcFSuO.xls.js contains a potentially infected object HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic. ...
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Questions about domain blocking in SpamAssasin with * wildcards, etc

So, as of last week I've implemented a blocklist on our Untangle (which runs Apache SpamAssassin behind the scenes). For the most part it's working, but there is still some spam getting through that I ...
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mail.log file is growing too quickly

my mail.log file is currently growing out of all proportion. It's logged over 15Gb of content today and most of that seems to be down to spamassassin. There are a few questions that I can't ...
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Debugging spamassassin with postfix

I am trying to setup spamassassin milter on my postfix mail server. SpamAssassin Server version 3.4.1 running on Perl 5.20.2 with SSL support (IO::Socket::SSL 2.019) with zlib support ...
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Spamassassin and Dovecot mdbox Compatibility

So I'm thinking of using Dovecot's mdbox format for storing mail, however I'll also be using Spamassassin and need to be able to pass it a folder of e-mails for its filters to be applied to. Can this ...
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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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Mail with DKIM Signature gets T_DKIM_INVALID flag by SpamAssassin

I've installed a Debian (jessie) box with postfix and spamassassin. Configured and everything works fine. Except receiving mails with DKIM signatur will produce a flag T_DKIM_INVALID even if the ...
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Scan outgoing Postfix email for spam with Spamassassin

Is there a way to filter outgoing Postfix email for spam possibly with Spamassassin? I found this answer about how to do it with Amavis but it's terribly outdated.
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SpamAssasin FSL_HELO_BARE_IP_2 and RDNS_DYNAMIC error

Why I got FSL_HELO_BARE_IP_2 and RDNS_DYNAMIC error from SpamAssasin? This message was send from an authenticated client (host02-4-dynamic.17-80-r.retail.telecomitalia.it) to a Exim4 server ...
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Is SRS rewriting absolutely necessary for a forwarding mailserver?

I am operating a Postfix email server for my domain, say mydomain.com. It mostly acts as a forwarding email server: users receive an email address @mydomain.com, but usually elect to have their ...
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Postfix: reject mail, but still deliver or archive in a folder for spam analysis

I'm using Postfix and Spamassassin, and Postfix is rejecting incoming mail that fall into spam rules. Mail are then forwarded to different relays based on many factors. Is there a way to archive ...
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Excessive emails are going into spam folder

Spam scores are above 5 (my threshold)! X-Spam-Status: Yes, score=5.924 tagged_above=-9999 required=5 tests=[DKIM_SIGNED=0.1, DKIM_VALID=-0.1, HTML_IMAGE_RATIO_02=0.805, HTML_MESSAGE=0.001, ...
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spamassassin tries to use /nonexistent even though its user has a valid home directory

I have a spamassassin daemon used by exim on a FreeBSD 9.3 System that tries to use /nonexistent for its temp files and bayes-filter storage. Passing the username or a home directory via the daemons ...
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spamassassin how to remove explanation and score breakdown in the message?

I have setup SpamAssassin in Windows (using the JamSoftware), created a service for spamd.exe and currently SpamAssassin works fine. However, I would like to disable the explanation that SpamAssassin ...
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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 ...
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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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Email, forwarded by procmail, rejected by Gmail

EDIT Let's ignore for a while all that I have written below and refrase the question: If you have your own domain name and you want to get email for that domain into your Gmail inbox (not Google ...
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EXIM - send message copy with big spam_score

I'm trying to setup mail relay. I want to send message copy with spam_score greater than SPAM_SCORE_THRESHOLD. But the rule is not working, and it send copies even with spam_score lower than ...
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Spamassassin error: spamd.sock does not exist

I am following a guide from arstechnica to install an email server on my web server. I'm not using Ubuntu as stated in the tutorial but CentOS 6. ...
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How to improve spam protection using postfix? [duplicate]

I try to improve the spam protection of my postfix install for several weeks now, but I still receive spam. What I've done so far: Added SpamAssassin Added SPF record Tuned rejection rules Now ...
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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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Dealing with spam flood in Postfix + Amavis

I run a mail server for several thousand users. It uses Postfix + Amavis (with SpamAssassin + Clam). Most of the time it's a pretty happy setup, but from time to time we receive a flood of ...
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add DCC metrics header with MailScanner/SpamAssassin

I have a working MailScanner 4.85.2 installation that is using DCC and reporting spamassassin DCC rule scores. I'd like to have MailScanner or SpamAssassin add the DCC Metrics to a header. I cannot ...
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Postfix Email tracing, where is it now

I have searched for an explicit answer to this question and haven't yet found one. I am new to administering Postfix so please forgive my ignorance. Company A sends out an enormous amount of email on ...
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Postfix/Spamassassin can't determine rDNS too often

I am running a Debian 7.9 server with Postfix 2.9.6 and Spamassassin 3.3.2. One of the standard checks Spamassassin does, is to check for a rDNS record. I am assuming that it gets that info from the ...
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Delivered to internal network by a host with no rDNS

Recently our emails started going to spam for recipients at Gmail and Yahoo mail. I ran a SpamAssassin test, and have found the following: pts rule name description 0.0 ...
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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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Spam and Virus filtering not working with amavis, Spamassasin and ClamAV using Postfix on Ubuntu

I have setup mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot. Sending is receiving mail is working perfectly. This is email server is running from last couple of years without any issue. Recently we started ...
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Gmail (Google Apps) filtering capabilities plus local clamav+spamassassin?

Scenario: My company is going to move all the mail accounts from the current local (and ancient) POP-only provider to gmail, via google apps for work. Current status: Currently we are using a ...
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spamassassin fails start due to no rules, sa-update does nothing?

After upgrading my server to Debian Jessie, spamassassin no longer starts. Logs and such below: Invoke spamassassin using systemctl $ sudo systemctl status spamassassin ● spamassassin.service - ...
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cannot get Spamassassin to run on Centos 6

I've installed SpamAssassin twice, once using yum install spamassassin and once downloading the source from cpan. SpamAssassin, itself runs and reports itself as v3.4.1 running on Perl 5.22.0 but ...
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Update of SpamAssassin

We're running SA as a filter to Postfix and just completed an update (of SA) from 3.3.2 to 3.4.1. The spamassassin, spamd, and spamc executables have all been verified as the newer version. ...
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check spamassassin DNSBL results

Is there a way to check the results of spamassassin on an email when it checks DNSBL? I see nothing in the maillog and nothing in the mail header. I do not know if it is actually querying the DNSBLs ...
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SpamAssassin not filtering well on Mac OS X Server

I am trying to deal with an increasing number of spam messages on a server I administer. We are using Mac OS X Server and have added the following RBL Servers to the blacklisting feature in ...
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Postfix, procmailrc, SpamAssassin letting some but not all spam messages through

I have postfix running on my server with a main.cf as follwos:- myorigin = $mydomain inet_interfaces = 213.229.80.33, 127.0.0.1 mydestination = 213.229.80.33, corunna.com, localhost, ...
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how to specify a partial domain in blacklist with SpamAssassin

is there a way to specify a partial domain in the spamassassin blacklist? I get spam from something like abc@something1.something2.xyz but I also get junk from abc@something3.xyz. if I specify @.xyz ...
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exim: How to reject spam mail depending on destination domain

Currently, I have exim set up to mark spam mail, and reject spam mail with high scores, using these ACL instructions in the acl_smtp_data ACL: warn condition = ${if ...