SpamAssassin Config & Prefs file

Julian Field jkf at
Thu May 16 08:24:27 IST 2002

At 22:50 15/05/2002, you wrote:
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK
> >>There's a way to setup into mailscanner config file (mailscanner.conf) the
> >>config&prefs file for spamassassin ?
> >>This could be a better method to point spamassassin to the correct
> >>configuration files (if required) than try to figure out which files it's
> >>using currently spamassassin...
> >It will use root's settings unless you have MailScanner running as another
> >user. So look in ~root/.spamassassin.
>Julian, could you please add a paragraph about that to your excellent

Isn't it really a job for the SpamAssassin docs? I'll add a FAQ about it.

>I know I was asking myself similar questions when I installed
>SpamAssassin. Between SA's and your doc, it's not very clear how to
>configure SA for use with MS.

In which case I will try to make it clearer.
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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