SpamAssassin Prefs File problem

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Jun 7 20:29:30 IST 2004

All of the settings you are referring to are set in MailScanner.conf. That
way they can be different values for different users/domains, using rulesets.

At 19:58 07/06/2004, you wrote:
>I am having problem that MailScanner is not using
>"spam.assassin.prefs.conf" for some reason..
>I have "SpamAssassin Prefs File = %etc-dir%/spam.assassin.prefs.conf" in
>yes, it is pointed to the correct dir.
>in spam.assassin.prefs.conf I have:
>required_hits           2.0
>subject_tag             [Possible Spam?]
>report_safe             1
>and so on...
>For some reason when I recieve spam mail, at the header say:
>X-ZoneWave.NET-MailScanner-SpamCheck: not spam, SpamAssassin (score=3.566,
>  required 6, FROM_ENDS_IN_NUMS 0.87, HTML_MESSAGE 0.00,
>  SUB_HELLO 2.70)
>required 6?
>it should be 2
>In MailScanner.conf I have:
>Use SpamAssassin = yes
>Max SpamAssassin Size = 30000
>#Required SpamAssassin Score = 6
>High SpamAssassin Score = 10
>SpamAssassin Auto Whitelist = no
>SpamAssassin Prefs File = %etc-dir%/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>Do you have any idea why this happen? MailScanner is NOT using
>spam.assassin.prefs.conf for some reason..
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