Spam List = {Scanned}

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Jan 28 18:07:50 GMT 2004

At 17:52 28/01/2004, you wrote:
>I think I found why I'm not filtering hardly any spam out.  The Entry in
>MailScanner.conf are set to nothing:
>Spam List  =
>Spam Domain List  =

I leave Spam Domain List set to blank.
In Spam List, I use MAPS-RBL+ (we have a subscription to it), ORDB-RBL and

>Could anyone provide these entries?  Do I need corresponding entries in

None needed.



The lists used by other people will of course vary from what I use myself.

>Also could someone provide the default settings to run MCP ?  I set mine
>up with the entries listed in the FAQ, but I suspect they may be
>incorrect as they don't look right, (ex. MCP Checks = no , seems like it
>should be yes.  So I'd like to confirm all of them.

Only use MCP if you need to. It is quite a performance hit due to a bug in
SpamAssassin that I haven't been able to find yet. Read the docs and
compare with the spam settings, so that you understand the effect of each
of the MCP settings.

>*************paste MCP entries MailScanner.conf from FAQ
>MCP Checks = no
>MCP Required SpamAssassin Score = 1
>MCP High SpamAssassin Score = 10
>MCP Error Score = 1
>MCP Header = X-MailScanner-MCPCheck:
>#Actions are deliver, bounce, forward email at, store
>#For qmail, use ONLY store
>Non MCP Actions = deliver
>MCP Actions = deliver
>High Scoring MCP Actions = deliver
>Log MCP = yes
>Is Definitely MCP = no
>Is Definitely Not MCP = no
>Definite MCP Is High Scoring = no
>Always Include MCP Report = no
>Detailed MCP Report = yes
>Include Scores In MCP Report = no
>MCP Max SpamAssassin Timeouts = 20
>MCP Max SpamAssassin Size = 100000
>MCP SpamAssassin Timeout = 10
>MCP SpamAssassin Prefs File = %mcp-dir%/mcp.spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>MCP SpamAssassin User State Dir =
>MCP SpamAssassin Local Rules Dir = %mcp-dir%
>MCP SpamAssassin Default Rules Dir = %mcp-dir%
>*********************end paste
>This message has been scanned for viruses and
>dangerous content, and is believed to be clean.

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