possibly stupid question: saving copies of spam

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jun 13 21:05:26 IST 2003

At 18:35 13/06/2003, you wrote:
>I know that I can have MailScanner save copies of every mail, or of
>mail to/from selected people, using rules. I haven't found a way to
>save copies of mail which has been marked as spam (score > threshold).
>If there is a way to do this, I would be very grateful to be shown
>where I've overlooked it.

Look at the "store" Spam Action.

>My rationale:
>My employer uses Lotus Notes, which does not let me see the unmodified
>body of the spam, but only the "structured text" and (using the
>"document properties" pop-up) the first 3K or so of each part of each
>attachment. Since many spams have attachments longer than 3K, this
>means that I lose lots of useful data going the "document properties"
>route. The "structured text" doesn't preserve the headers all that
>well, and does really ugly things to the body.
>The foregoing being true, I need a way to save spam for examination. I
>would prefer to save it in mailbox format, given the choice, and hope
>against hope that this can be done.
>Mike Andrews
>mikea at mikea.ath.cx
>Tired old sysadmin since 1964

Julian Field
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