how to install vipul's razor
mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Mon Nov 11 20:55:17 GMT 2002
Just download the razor-agents tarball from razor.sf.net and install it as
per the directions in the INSTALL file. Done.
The perl modules needed by razor can be installed from CPAN like the
documentation says, but they leave out that the command to get into cpan is:
perl -MCPAN -e shell
you can then do:
etc. (the full list is in the INSTALL file).
SpamAssassin will automatically use razor if it's installed, just like they
say. No additional configuration is necessary, although if you want to
tweak your razor settings you'll have to edit the razor-agent.conf file,
but it's not really necessary. If you want to test if SpamAssassin is using
spamassassin -tD <sample-spam.txt
you should see lots of razor debug when you do that.
note that sample-spam.txt is part of the SpamAssassin tarball and is just a
sample spam email. You can use any valid email (ie: proper headers and a
blank line before the body just like all RFC compliant emails do in their
At 11:55 AM 11/11/2002 -0800, Mary Ross Lynch wrote:
>I am running the latest versions of MailScanner/Sophos/Spamassassin on
>RedHat 7.0 with
>sendmail to scan email messages as they pass the mail gateway. Everything
>However, I would like to add Vipul's Razor to the mix. And wonder what I
>to do this. I have looked around the various sites, but can't quite figure
>should be installed...
>I did find this quote on a spamassassin site:
>"Spamassassin will detect whether Razor is available and, by default, use
>it if so."
>Would appreciate any help,
>Mary R. Lynch
>General Steamship Corp.
More information about the MailScanner