Subject Line control (SPAM CONTROL)
sfarrell at ICCONSULTING.COM.AU
Mon Nov 5 04:27:57 GMT 2001
so your outgoing goes through procmail ?
I am pretty good sendmail .... but can't figure out the settings, can you
document some of your config in here for us?
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I have it set up kind of interesting, mail comes into my mail gateway/relay
into the mqueue.in and gets scanned by mailscanner. It then moves to
Inside of mqueue, sendmail checks if the message has the .procmail
to the recipient. If it does, it gets forwarded to the internal machine, if
not it gets run through procmail which runs it through spamassassin using
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From: "Scott Farrell" <sfarrell at ICCONSULTING.COM.AU>
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Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2001 6:08 PM
Subject: Re: Subject Line control (SPAM CONTROL)
> I would be really interested in your configuration of SpamAssassin and
> are you running SpamAssassin with sendmail, and by being tiggered by
procmail during local delivery?
> are you using the spamd/spamc stuff ?
> Because if you are, I am looking for a different solution. I use
> mailscanner on a sendmail relay , before my real mail server (like I
> most others do).
> Scott Farrell
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> 31/10/2001 04:22 AM
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> I've been using spam-assassin, http://spamassassin.taint.org/, along with
> mailscanner. Spam-assassin catches about 95% of the spam sent to the
> I work for, up significantly from what mailscanner can catch, but it
> do virus scanning so I have to use both products on my mail gateway. I
> love to see these to products combined into one. I may have a chance to
> start some work in that direction in the comming days, but if someone
> would like to look at this, that would be great.
> Andrew Hoying
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> > From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> > Behalf Of Julian Field
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 2:19 AM
> > To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> > Subject: Re: Subject Line control (SPAM CONTROL)
> > At 21:21 29/10/2001, you wrote:
> > >I am new to mailscanner, so I apologies if this is answered
> > somewhere else.
> > >Is there a way to scan for word expressions in the Subject line
> > to identify
> > >Spam mail? It seems to only catch 20% of the Spam coming through my
> > >server using MAPS.
> > No there aren't, I'm afraid. Have you looked at using ORDB, ORBZ and/or
> > ORBL as well?
> > --
> > Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
> > jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
> > Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
> > Southampton SO17 1BJ
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