SpamAssassin Config files

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Wed Oct 1 22:35:10 IST 2003

At 11:57 AM 10/1/2003, Jim Dickenson wrote:
>Can someone please explain, or point me to an explanation, about how SA gets
>configured when run via MS?

Under mailscanner SA always is run as a single user, so there's only one
single configuration for SA when run under mailscaner. There are no
per-user configfiles at all, so there are no equivalents to the
'<username>.prefs' files of your old system.

Under mailscanner SA loads configfiles as follows:
It loads your /usr/share/spamassassin/*.cf files normally
It loads your normally.
The user_prefs file is replaced with spam.assasssin.prefs.conf.

All bayes and AWL (if you use the awl) state data is stored in the
"SpamAssassin User State Dir", instead of in ~/.spamassassin/.

However there is only ONE user, no matter who the email is sent to, all
email processed against a single bayes database, a single AWL database, and
a single prefs file.

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