SpamCheck is blank, SpamScore is absent

Jeremy Evans JeremyE at BSA.CA.GOV
Thu Jan 30 15:10:13 GMT 2003

Thanks.  I thought that Spam Checks = no was just related to the DNS
blocklists (which we don't use), since that is the section it is under.
Everything is working now.

-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 2:00 AM
Subject: Re: SpamCheck is blank, SpamScore is absent

At 00:49 30/01/2003, you wrote:
>I'm currently testing MailScanner 4.11-1 and all messages I send through it
>have a blank SpamCheck, and a missing SpamScore.  I thought this had been
>discussed on the mailing list before, but I haven't been able to find it
>after some searching.  The logs list "Spam Checks: Starting" and "Virus and
>Content Scanning: Starting", but never say that the message is spam even if
>I try pretty hard to add a lot of obvious spam phrases to the message.  The
>spam.actions.rules files are set to deliver all spam, and the
>spam.whitelist.rules file is set to "FromTo: default no".  The
>spam.assassin.prefs.conf file hasn't been modified.
>If anyone could post the answer again, I'd appreciate it.  Thanks in

You currently have spam checks switched off. Set
         Spam Checks = yes

>Jeremy Evans
>Information Systems Analyst
>California State Auditor
>916-445-0255 phone
>916-322-7801 fax
>-- Excerpt from header of message --
>X-Priority: 3
>X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
>X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1106
>X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106
>X-BSA-MailScanner: Clean
>This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
>Content-Type: text/plain;
>         charset="iso-8859-1"
>Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
>-- Excerpt from maillog --
>Jan 29 09:06:31 riviera MailScanner[25974]: New Batch: Scanning 1 messages,
>2735 bytes
>Jan 29 09:06:31 riviera MailScanner[25974]: Spam Checks: Starting
>Jan 29 09:06:31 riviera MailScanner[25974]: Virus and Content Scanning:
>Jan 29 09:06:32 riviera MailScanner[25974]: Uninfected: Delivered 1
>-- Excerpt from MailScanner.conf --
>Mail Header = X-BSA-MailScanner:
>Spam Header = X-BSA-SpamCheck:
>Spam Score Header = X-BSA-SpamScore:
>Spam Score Character = s
>Clean Header Value       = Clean
>Infected Header Value    = Infected
>Disinfected Header Value = Disinfected
>Multiple Headers = append
>Hostname = the MailScanner
>Sign Messages Already Processed = no
>Sign Clean Messages = no
>Mark Infected Messages = yes
>Mark Unscanned Messages = no
>Deliver Cleaned Messages = yes
>Scanned Modify Subject = no # end
>Filename Subject Text = {Restricted-File-Attachment}
>Spam Modify Subject = yes
>Spam Subject Text = {Probably-Spam}
>High Scoring Spam Modify Subject = yes
>High Scoring Spam Subject Text = {Almost-Definitely-Spam}
>Spam Checks = no
>Is Definitely Not Spam = /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/spam.whitelist.rules
>Is Definitely Spam = /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/spam.blacklist.rules
>Use SpamAssassin = yes
>Max SpamAssassin Size = 50000
>Required SpamAssassin Score = 5
>High SpamAssassin Score = 10
>SpamAssassin Auto Whitelist = no
>SpamAssassin Prefs File = /opt/MailScanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>SpamAssassin Timeout = 60
>Max SpamAssassin Timeouts = 20
>Check SpamAssassin If On Spam List = yes
>Always Include SpamAssassin Report = yes
>Spam Score = yes
>Spam Actions = /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/spam.actions.rules
>High Scoring Spam Actions =
>Sender Spam Report = /opt/MailScanner/etc/reports/en/
>Sender Spam List Report =
>Sender SpamAssassin Report =
>Syslog Facility = mail
>Log Spam = yes
>Log Permitted Filenames = yes
>Debug = no
>Deliver In Background = yes
>Delivery Method = batch
>Lockfile Dir = /tmp
>Minimum Code Status = supported

Julian Field
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