Deleting high score messages SUCCESS!

Joe Quinn joe at QITC.CO.UK
Tue Apr 15 21:13:57 IST 2003

From: "Tony Finch" <dot at DOTAT.AT>

> >> I sent an email to Julian about this a couple of weeks ago. The
> >> default spam.assassin.prefs.conf is misleading. MailScanner's
> >> spam.assassin.prefs.conf is a user preferences file, and SpamAssassin
> >> doesn't let you define rules in a user preferences file (though it does
> >> let you change their scores). If you turn on the MailScanner configuration
> >> options "Debug" and "Debug SpamAssassin" you'll see it complaining that
> >> the above lines are invalid and have been ignored.
> >
> >Tried this, it didn't work.
> You should have tried turning on debugging. I did some work to improve
> this area, so you now get details such as
> Global symbol "@keltica" requires explicit package name at
/opt/MailScanner/etc/mail/spamassassin/, rule KELTICA_MEDIA, line 1.
> Failed to run header SpamAssassin tests, skipping some: In string, @keltica now must be written as
\@keltica at /opt/MailScanner/etc/mail/spamassassin/, rule KELTICA_MEDIA, line 1, near
"admin at keltica"
> So you should try
> header KELTICA_MEDIA To =~ /admin\@keltica-media\.co\.uk/i
> describe KELTICA_MEDIA To: admin at
> score KELTICA_MEDIA 100.0
> Tony.


I had to insert those lines in /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf as they had no effect in
the spamassassin file.

I've fired off several emails to different users on the domain and from different accounts of my own
just to test it and it seems to work..........



Joe Quinn, QITC Internet Solutions (joe at
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