Bayes Engine not being used?

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Fri Feb 20 16:16:31 GMT 2004


make sure the bayes DB files and directory containing it are *writable*
by the user defined in the MailScanner.conf file..

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

Admin Team wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have two MailScanners -  one running on RH 7.3 and other running on RH ES
> 3.0. The one on RH ES was just deployed and its configuration is identical
> to the 7.3 box.
> The bayes engine on the ES 3.0 box does not seem like its being used and it
> is not apparent to me why it is not being used. I can tell its not being
> used because of the increase of SPAM I am receiving through this box and
> the fact that there is not one BAYES_** hit on in the mailogs on this box
> since it was deployed. The bayes path is /var/spool/spamassassin. There I
> see bayes_toks and bayes_seen but I do not see bayes_journal. Is that the
> problem?
> I am running MailScanner 4.25 14 and SpamAssassin version 2.63. If anyone
> could shed some light on my problem I would appreciate much.
> Best Regards,
> Errol Neal


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