Email Spam Reports sent to recipients

Julian Rawcliffe jrawcliffe at LONDON.EDU
Thu Feb 26 11:15:14 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 10:45, Jan-Peter Koopmann wrote:
> Hi,
> > of report. Am I missing something stupid or do I need to dig
> > deeper in the SA config?
> Please have a look at the archives here before posting a question. This
> has been asked and answered over and over again. MailScanner does not
> provide this kind of report within a message. You can however tell
> MailScanner to put the test scores in the message header (without the
> test description though).
Apologies  for posting a dumb question. I checked the archives and found
nothing appropriate.

> Detailed Spam Report = yes
I have this set. My question is: if SpamAssasin can do it and
MailScanner is running a stock SpamAssassin, why do I only get a message
Our MailScanner believes that the attachment to this message sent to you

    From: spam at
 Subject: Try our lovely Spam

is Unsolicited Commerial Email (spam). Unless you are sure that this
is incorrectly thought to be spam, please delete this message without
it. Opening spam messages might allow the spammer to verify your email

Whereas a stock SA install running via procmail provides a more detailed

It is a significant hassle getting the header
information since simply forwarding the delivered Spam report does not
include the headers meaning repeated requests to disinterested users for
more information further increasing the annoyance all round.

I am currently installing MailWatch and this may help, but I do have
some users that are generally interested in this information and provide
excellent feedback about how well the spam detection is working.

> Regards,
>   JP

Julian Rawcliffe

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