ANNOUNCE: Version 3.21-1 released
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jun 27 15:24:50 IST 2002
At 14:44 27/06/2002, you wrote:
>-- "Log Facility" configuration option so syslogs can be sent to somewhere
>other than the maillog.
>Will it automatically create a new file in the /var/log/? Or do we have to
>specify it in the mailscanner.conf file?
No, read your "man syslog.conf". Instead of "mail" you can now specify
something like "local0". Read about syslog "facilities" and you will
>-- "Notify Senders" configuration option now also accepts the value
>"local" so that only senders of viruses on your site are informed, not
>senders from outside your organisation.
>Darn, kinda liked both parties being informed.
Then continue using "Notify Senders = yes". The new bit is that you can
have "Notify Senders = local" so that it won't notify off-site senders, but
you don't have to use that feature if you don't want to.
>-- "High SpamAssassin Score" configuration option to set the minimum
>SpamAssassin score above which the "High Scoring Spam Action" setting
>-- "High Scoring Spam Action" configuration option to set the action
>applied to all messages whose SpamAssasssin score is greater than the "High
>-- "Sweep" no longer has to be defined if "virus scanner = none" or "virus
>scanning = off".
>-- SpamAssassin reports ending in newlines no longer cause broken qf files.
>-- Return-Path: header is now handled better.
>-- SpamAssassin reports should now never be empty.
>I cannot locate the SpamAssassin reports. where are they usually? Or will
>this new version you wrote create one in the /var/log/ directory?
The SpamAssassin reports are put in the SpamCheck header of each mail
message, inside "()" just after it says "SpamAssassin".
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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