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? update channels?

I know this was asked here: but things seem to have changed. It appears that the old SARE rules are listed as broken The recommended SOUGHT channels seem to be down and DNS is broken for sought....
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Quarantined mail retrieval from SpamAssassin/ClamAV/Postfix

We run a mail relay service in a multi tenant deployment for clients. We started doing this because commercially available relay services were silly money when compared to the costs of building one ...
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Why does gmail flag my server emails as spam?

I recently moved my server to a new slice at slicehost and since, gmail has been flagging my email as spam. I have added domain keys, created a SPF record, have reverse dns setup, and my ip is not ...
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spamassassin via procmail: .procmailrc moves spam messages, but /etc/procmailrc doesn't

I am trying this example to set up spamassassin via procmail globally. It successfully adds the X-Spam headers, but it does not move messages to the spam mboxes. However, using this example locally, ...
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Spamassassin filter mail with attachment

I would like to add a spamassassin rule based on if a message coming from a particular sender has an attachment or not. Is there a way to filter messages from a certain sender so that mails without ...
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Strip SpamAssassin headers before processing

I have a server running cPanel/WHM with exim and SpamAssassin. I've been noticing an issue where emails coming in with forged spamassassin headers bypassing some of the filtering. I want to strip out ...
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Recommended SpamAssassin update channels?

I'm currently using SpamAssassin on a couple of mail servers that I look after. SpamAssassin runs in the context of amavisd-new on those servers and with the usual bunch of plugins (FuzzyOCR, DCC, ...
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Spamassassin/Exim (incorrectly) blocking mail from localhost as spam

On our server we've got a problem with spamassassin/exim4 blocking email from our mailing list software as spam. This because (usually) the headers the software (ecartis) adds add points to make it go ...
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Moving spam from filter to mail server

I was wondering if its possible to take messages quarantined by a Spamassassin box and move it to the users spam folder residing on an email server. In my case I would want to move mail from an ...
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Open Source or lower-cost alternatives to Barracuda Spam Filter

I'm aware of SpamAssassin-based solutions, but I'm looking for a free or low(er) cost spam filtering solution that's similar in functionality to the Barracuda Spam Filter. The Barracuda works well, ...
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OS X Server script to archive (or empty) a users mailbox every morning

I have a requirement (SpamAssassin 'training') to archive (or delete) two user's (users are junkmail and notjunkmail) inboxes at a given time every day if there is anything in them. Can anyone help ...
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Spamassassin does not work with virtual emails

I have a mailserver running with postfix/spamassassin/amavis/dovecot/mysql... under debian squeeze and all seems to work fine, except one thing: Email forwarder (virtual aliases) never gets scanned by ...
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Lower SpamAssassin scores when certificate verification fails

I’ve noticed that I’m getting junk mail from Norwegian companies that send from servers that Postfix says failed certificate verification. Is it possible to give these messages a lower spam score with ...
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Postfix :: redirect spam mail to different mx transport?

Postfix with spamassassin. Acts as an anti-spam gateway for a domain. Scans and then relays. I want to take mail that has been tagged as spam by spamassassin, and send it to a different mail server ...
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Processing items with SpamAssassin and sa-learn

I have been working on getting SpamAssassin up and running for awhile now and am pretty close to being finished. However, there is one last thing that is grinding away at me that I can't seem to ...
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Spamassassin AWL: From: address is in the auto white-list

I am not sure what does this flag means in Spamassassin score checking? My test returned "1 of 5" and mentioned this: 1.0 AWL AWL: From: address is in the auto white-list
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Can SpamAssassin be configured to filter on Subject lines?

Is it possible to configure SpamAssassin to filter incoming email, based on specific words in the subject line? For instance, all emails with the words "orange delight" anywhere in the subject, would ...
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How do I make changes to spamassassin under zimbra?

We are running a zimbra installation which uses spamassassin to filter mail. I have not installed this myself so I am not completely sure if this is a plain vanilla installation. The zimbra ...
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Tell Postfix not to deliver mail when SpamAssassin isn't running

I have Postfix configured to filter mail using the SpamAssassin spamd daemon. I noticed recently that some spam messages would be delivered to my inbox with no SpamAssassin headers added. I tracked ...
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Site-wide server-side rules in Exchange 2003

I have a mail server that scans inbound email messages with SpamAssassin before passing messages to Exchange 2003. When a message is considered spam, it is marked with a certain header. Is there a ...
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spamassassin setup how to make sure X-Spam-Status is allways written

I just found out that spamassassin skips checking for email bigger than 250KB by default. Due to a coding bug, I check for the X-Spam-Status header in incoming emails and did not take into account the ...
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Skip Spamassassin for internal mail

SpanAssassin has flagging internal mail between our users as spam, rather than adding our IPs or domains to SpamAssassin's whitelists I thought it would be best to skip SA and ClamAV all together for ...
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Force users to use BCC

I want to force users sending mail to my server to use BCC (we're getting a lot of internal spam created by mailings to 30+ mailing lists which then reply to all). I thought spamassassin could be a ...
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Message-ID contains multiple '@' characters

I am looking at my server's spamassasin and have stumbled across the "problem" that my outgoing email sends out its own X-Report and X-Score in the header (programs used are Outlook 2007 as client and ...
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amavis consider catchall as unknown

I'm running sendmail with amavis + amavis-milter on SERVER "A". SERVER "B" is working behind SERVER "A" which holds multiple domains. Some of the domains having catchall accounts for unknown users. ...
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How to reject/detect emails claiming to be from my own domain?

We have following e-mail topology: Exchange server --------- Sendmail server ---------------Internet On sendmail server there is no any user mailbox and messages with sender address user@my.domain....
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Why are default spamassassin rules not being applied to emails we generate?

My company uses a standalone spam-assassin install to test marketing emails, however, mail originating from us does not seem to run the full gamut of test. For example, Spam assassin has a default ...
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How to stop backscatter email spam

I know I can't do anything about people spoofing my email address, but what can I do about all those annoying bounce-mails? I get 5-10 "Undeliverable mail" a day, but I don't know how I can filter ...
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Exim4, move all messages with X-Spam-Status set to “Yes” to .Junk folder in user's mail folder

How can I set up a site-wide rule to deliver all messages marked as Spam to the user's .Junk folder? And if the folder doesn't exist, create it. I know I can make a .forward file in the user's home ...
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Create a blacklist

I have installed postfix, amavisd, spamassassin and clamd. I want to specify a sender to blacklist. How can I do this?
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How to modify a message, so it will be for 100% recognizable as spam by Exchange junk e-mail filter

I have an sendmail server, sitting in front of my Exchange server. This server filters spam with SpamAssassin (and does it incredibly well!), but it merely tags spam messages with appropriate header ...
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How do I learn the in's and outs of email, spam, and exim

I recently got a new job, and realize that I'm way to ignorant on mail troubleshooting. How do you recommend learning how to read email headers, mail logs, and troubleshoot various mail problems? any ...
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spamassassin with sendmail: spamass-milter or spampd?

I want to integrate my sendmail MTA (relaying only, no local mailboxes) with spamassassin. Sendmail box sits between internal MS Exchange server and internet. So, I see two options for doing this (or ...
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How to solve the problem RCVD_BY_IP “Received by mail server with no name”

I'm using MailingCheck to calculate the spam score of my e-mail messages. There is one problem bugging me that i don't know how to solve. RCVD_BY_IP "Received by mail server with no name" It ...
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how to stop outgoing email spam

running an email system using roundcube, with about 200 people using it. 99% of them do as they are told and only email clients they have already spoken to, however 1% of them decide to bulk spam bcc ...
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Using my own Postfix, filtering spam and getting all the mail into my ISP's inbox

I currently own a domain bought via GoDaddy.com, which provides me a basic email setup for the most common needs. I configured it to forward all mail to me@mydomain.com to me@myisp.com. I also own a ...
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New Job Offers Spam - Defeats SpamAssassin

For the last month or so I've noticed a shift in spam content. Basically still getting a lot of it but there's a new focus on fake jobs offers. They all look the same, all take to a fake Seek.com ...
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Why does Exchange 2003 silently reject emails with large attachments?

Our environment: Exchange Server 2003 Standard, single instance, running on Windows Server 2003 Standard. configured to not send/receive mail with attachments larger than 10 MB. NDRs are not ...
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Spamassassin: How to delete all spam messages on the server?

Can't find out, how to configure spamassassin to delete all spam messages. Currenly it's only mark messages as spam, but pass them throught IMAP to client. How to block them from passing through to ...
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Stop Outgoing Spam Already Tagged as Spam

I run a Postfix server with Amavis and Spamassassin among other things. Postfix receives mail from the outside world and passes it on to Amavis. Amavis has Spamassassin rate the mail, and then tags it ...
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unable to switch Spamassasin module loading in amavisd-new

I have a default installation of 'amavisd-new' and with it an old SpamAssassin installation version 3.2.5. Now I have compiled Spamassassin version 3.3.1 from source and installed it at a custom ...
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All messages being tagged NO_DNS_FOR_FROM on Zimbra server

On our Zimbra 6.0.5 server running on Fedora 6, it seems that all messages are being tagged by spamassassin with NO_DNS_FOR_FROM (despite having legitimate sent addresses). How should I debug this? ...
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Mails received with same message id every 15 - 20 seconds

I have SpamAssassin integrated on my postfix mail server via 'Amavisd-new'. The problem that I am facing is that I am receiving same email every 15 second from same sender with same message-ID on my ...
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Web frontend to spamassassin for service providers?

I would like a frontend to spamassassin/amavis (or alike) which can let customers manage their own domains/settings. I do not look for hosted services. I do not mind licensing fees, but I do like open ...
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exim + vexim + Squirrel install howto for newbie?

is there any nice step by step tutorial for 100% newbie how to install exim vexim Squirrel SpamAssassin (maybe) on a Debian box with LEMP? I want to be able send, receive, forward email on ...
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spamassassin attachment scanning

I have just started using spamassassin for my email server. I am unable to find an answer for following questions: Does spamassassin scans attachments? If not, what plugins can be used for the same....
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dkim signing is failing (according to spamassassin) and I need details to solve it

I am using qmail and libdkimtest to sign outgoing emails. The setup is almost exactly as per this tutorial (http://patchlog.com/security/qmail-and-dkim/). Emails I send out have a signature added, ...
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Migrate and merge SpamAssassin

I have two separate SpamAssassin configurations that I need to merge into one. Since both of them have seen gzillion mails I'd feel stupid to dismiss one of them. Is it possible to merge their spam/...
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Spamassassin not work

I set the threshold to 7.5. But this mail still can't work thought will auto spam. Any idea? Thanks. X-Spam-Flag: YES X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.2.5 (2008-06-10) on X-Spam-Level: * X-Spam-...
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How to keep SpamAssassin up to date under CentOS?

I am running CentOS 5.4 with SpamAssassin installed via yum. However the version yum installed was SpamAssassin version 3.2.5 and I am finding that this version has many outdated rules -- including a ...