Spam detection

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Dec 2 16:22:53 GMT 2002

At 16:19 02/12/2002, you wrote:
>Messages that are spam according to an RBL or a blacklist rule sometimes
>show a low X-MailScanner-SpamScore.
>Could the X-MailScanner-SpamScore be modified to always score a given
>score if the message is to be tagged as spam?
>How about a "RBL and Blacklist Score = 10" in MailScanner.conf that
>would make those messages appear to have a score of 10?

In which case, why not just make SpamAssassin do the RBL checking?
But it's a fair point, I will see what I can do.

>This would greatly simplify our Cyrus/Sieve spam filtering rules.
>Thanks again for all the efforts you put in for us.

No worries.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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