Spam ruleset

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Apr 16 13:45:24 IST 2003

At 12:43 16/04/2003, you wrote:
>Hi all
>I would like to ban certain words and frases from entering the system here
>also it helps to control certain types of spam.
>I want to do this both for subject lines and frases in the body of the mail
>Now I have figured out that I need a ruleset ;-) *kidding*
>I think I should do it here
># Spam Blacklist:
># Make this point to a ruleset, and anything in that ruleset whose value
># is "yes" will *always* be marked as spam.
># This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
>Is Definitely Spam = no
>And change that to
>Is Definitely Spam = /etc/MailScanner/rules/spam.words.rules (my own rules
>I am just not sure how to setup the ruleset.
>from or to is no problem but frases?

You can't do it that way at all. You need to install SpamAssassin and use
that to do it (I didn't see any reason to re-implement functionality that
SpamAssassin already does very well). Read
         man Mail::SpamAssassin::Conf

Julian Field
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