David Lancaster dml at UNB.CA
Fri Jul 12 20:57:39 IST 2002

Interesting.  That might be a better location, might be easier to manage.

I'll have to look into it.


On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, Jack Briody wrote:

> The more_spam_to and all_spam_to seemed to work fine on our site. But I
> added the directives in the SA .cf file itself, ours is at
> /usr/share/spamassassin/
> Any reason why, if SA is only being used in conjunction with mail
> scanner, not to use these .cf files as opposed to the root user file?
> Jack
> >>> mkettler at EVI-INC.COM 07/12/02 02:11PM >>>
> Which SA config file did you add your "more_spam_to" directives? Be
> aware
> that without a bit of extra work spamassassin is always called as user
> root
> by mailscanner so /home/username/.spamassassin/user_prefs is not the
> proper
> place. /etc/mail/mailscanner is a good spot, or
> /root/.spamassassin/user_prefs.
> These seem to work fine for me, but make sure that mailscanner isn't
> doing
> RBL checks, let SA do them. Otherwise the more_spam_to will apply to
> SA
> scoring, but it could still be tagged by mailscanner doing a RBL
> check.
> At 03:39 PM 7/12/2002 -0300, David Lancaster wrote:
> >Julian et all,
> >
> >Question:
> >I'm using MailScanner and Spamassassin to scan incoming mail, flag it,
> and
> >pass it off to a server for delivery. Most of our users will be
> extermely
> >happy to be able to filter their spam out.
> >
> >Figuring that some users will (for whatever reason) be disgruntled by
> the
> >addition of {SPAM??} to the subject, I'm looking for a way to
> >"opt-out" certain users.  SA has a "more_spam_to and
> >all_spam_to" directive, but those don't seem to work when SA is being
> >called by MailScanner.
> >
> >Am I missing a simple way to configure this? (I can't just setup user
> >accounts and procmail scripts, too many users...) Could MailScanner
> obey
> >SA's more/all_spam_to directives?  Is this (or adding a recipient
> >whitelist) an option that could be added simply?
> >
> >TIA,
> >D.
> >
> >
> >===========================================================
> >David Lancaster

David Lancaster

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