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 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 ---- ...
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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 / ...
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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 ...
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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 http://routeviews.org. My ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...