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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Zimbra, how to turn off spamassasin and clamAV

We are using Zimbra 5.0.18 and I like to know how permanetly disable spamassasin and clamav. We have ironport so no wories about spam and malware.
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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 --lint and spamc return different scores

I'll keep this short and sweet. spamassassin --lint -D < email_message_to_test.eml Returns: [22154] dbg: check: is spam? score=4.205 required=5 Which is an entirely reasonable score, it is in fact ...
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plesk 9 spamassassin server wide blacklist via cron?

we're running ubuntu 8.04 LTS and plesk 9.2 our simple task is to set up a periodic black list for spamassassin, e.g. using this script .. #!/bin/sh #! Script by AJR to update local spamassassin ...
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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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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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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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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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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 RDNS_NONE even if rDNS is present

This famous mail checking website enter link description here tells me SpamAssassin trigger the RDNS_NONE rule, but rDNS is present. The sending Hostname reported by the MTA in the mail header is ...
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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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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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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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E-mail sent from mobile version of Zimbra is marked as Spam

yesterday I sent an e-mail from my company e-mail account to another company account, using Zimbra webclient on my smartphone. Unfortunately it was marked as SPAM, so I got task to find out why. Here ...
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EXIM alloying in spme despite strict rules [duplicate]

Here is a copy of a header from a recent spam e-mail: Return-path: <Deals---Alert@headja.cricket> Envelope-to: user@domain.tld Delivery-date: Tue, 07 Apr 2015 22:58:51 +0400 Received: from ...
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URIBL_BLOCKED on Ubuntu 14.04 Server with working Dnsmasq

I've set up a small mail server which includes Spam Assassin. Everything seems to work great except one. SA docs suggest installing a caching DNS server to keep some RBLs from blocking the server over ...
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Exim - block incoming mail from blacklisted IPS only

I would like to check for blacklists only for incoming e-mail. I have users who usually get dynamic IP's which are blacklisted so they are not able to send the e-mail if I turn the blacklist option ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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configure spam assassin to delete all spam above a score domain wide and override individual settings

Okay, so this is my scenario and what I want to try and do. I maintain a Red Hat email server running qmail and spamassassin. I have a domain that has well over 100 email account each with ...
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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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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: Message is 20% to 30% HTML

SpamAssassin is flagging my e-mails as HTML_20_30 - 'Message is 20% to 30% HTML' What exactly does this message mean and how can I make it go away?
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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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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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What Does 'HELO_LH_HOME' Means In Spamassassin's result?

I'm trying to send emails from PHPMailer using php on my IIS server. But My emails are going to spam, So I've used spamassasin to detect what is wrong? and here is the result: pts rule name ...
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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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SpamAssassin discards messages but it should not [closed]

On my email server I have configured SpamAssassin to do a header-rewrite and add "[SPAM]" to the subject of messages if they are identified as spam. The /etc/spamassassin/local.cfis: rewrite_header ...
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Error Message from DnsResolver.pm after removing IPv6

After removing IPv6 (to get KVM working) from /etc/network/interfaces, I'm getting lately the following error: error creating a DNS resolver socket: Network is unreachable at ...
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Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname + SMTP

I have a VPS configured with dovecot. Now for some of the mails that I send are rejected with the following error: Any Clues?
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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