MS-SA Individual User Prefs?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Jun 3 13:57:20 IST 2003

At 12:35 03/06/2003, you wrote:
>On Tue, 3 Jun 2003 08:34:32 +0100, Julian Field
><mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:
> >At 05:37 03/06/2003, you wrote:
> >>Is it possible to use individual spamassassin settings files for each user
> >>when calling it from MailScanner? I currently have my system setup running
> >>MS and SA(spamd) seperately and SA for only one of my email accounts(gets
> >>about 400 spams a day). Not everyone wants SA but I want to be able to see
> >>some decent stats.
> >>
> >>I'd like to just turn on SA in MS and disable SA for those users who dont
> >>want it.
> >>
> >>Any suggestions?
> >
> >Take a look at "rulesets". These will do just what you need. See
> >/etc/MailScanner/rules.
> >
> >Also, if you want to read the settings from a database or something like
> >that, see the "Custom Functions" in
> >/usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/
> >--
> >Julian Field
> >
> >MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support
>Ok, so if I am reading this right I would probably want something like;
>in MailScanner.conf
>Use SpamAssassin = /etc/MailScanner/rules/spamassassin.use.rules
>and in the spamassassin.use.rules file
>To:   myspamaccount at      yes
>Is that correct?

Yes. In addition, it is always a good idea to include the "default" setting
as well, which in your case will probably be this:
FromOrTo:       default         no
Julian Field
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