hyooga hyooga at WT.NET
Wed Feb 20 16:33:38 GMT 2002

On Wednesday 20 February 2002 10:14 am, you wrote:

The way i handle these marked {Spam} E-mail, i use global procmail rule sets
to deliver them into a central folder or redirect them to central mail
server. I am sure there are other ways to do it.


> I'd be in favor of being able to redirect mail that gets marked as SPAM
> to a central mailbox (ie spam at
> Steve
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Field [mailto:jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 8:13 AM
> Subject: Re: SpamAssassin
> At 16:06 20/02/2002, you wrote:
> >I installed Mailscanner 3.11.1 and Command AntiVirus 4.62.4.
> >Everything goes well.  Now it's time to test with SpamAssassin.  I am
> >not running spamd/spamc.  Mailscanner calls SpamAssassin, and adds
> >{SPAM} on the subject when spam e-mails are found.  Is there a  way to
> >drop these spam e- mails rather than tag the {SPAM} and deliver to
> >users?  Thanks for any comment/suggestion.
> Basically, no.
> MailScanner doesn't just drop the spam as any automatic system sometimes
> gets it wrong, and deleting mail that users might want is a very fast
> way to annoy your users. So I just tag it, but still deliver it, leaving
> the user to decide what to do with it. It is then very easy for users to
> set up a filter in their email program that will, for example, move all
> the tagged mail into an "Auto-Spam" folder which they just need to
> briefly check once a week.

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