Integrating MailScanner, SpamAssasin and Exchange

Mark Spieth mspieth at NEOD.NET
Wed Oct 22 15:15:37 IST 2003

Yes both can do a filter based on header information. This filter when
running exchange will be a server side filter so the exchange box will
actually be moving the email. Just tell the outlook client to look for
the header information and move it to the appropriate folder or action. spam

No way to do this globally on the exchange server its self although. 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Boehnlein [mailto:damin at NACS.NET] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 9:38 PM
Subject: Re: Integrating MailScanner, SpamAssasin and Exchange

On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Ugo Bellavance wrote:

> > Why not just forward all spam to public folder called spam.
> > Public folders
> > can have SMTP address so give it a address of spam at and
> > MailScanner forward all spam to that address.
> >
> > -SKP
> I think that the goal is to allow users to manage their spam, having
> their own personal spam folder and only the spam they got.  I wouldn't
> like to be a user looking for a false positive in the spam folder of
> 1000 users...
> ... my opinion
> Ugo

Both are interesting options.. The first is a way to dump all spam into
single folder so that a Sysadmin can at least wade through for false

As Ugo pointed out, however, it would be nice to give the control to
users. If that is indeed the case, can that be handled be the Mail
Does Outlook or Outlook Express support filtering based on mail headers?

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