Mail Scanner and Spam Assassin report generation
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Sat Mar 27 12:00:38 GMT 2004
At 22:40 26/03/2004, you wrote:
> At 12:52 PM 3/26/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>>Thanks for the suggestion. I don't know if I can risk making that large
>>of a change on this box though. It processes around 110,000 messages a
>>day currently and they would kill me if there was any issues where it
>>effected their current mail flow reliability. And mixing up mail
>>processing to achive that at the moment wories me.
>>All I need to do is pass the report argument that Spam Assassin gives when
>>it runs into the forwarded message.
>>Another reason ws need the failure report in the body of the message is
>>because outlook here does NOT forward message headers when you forward the
>>message. So if a users gets a message that failed the Spam Assassin
>>rules, they can't forward the message to a help desk. Since all the
>>usefull headers are gone then.
>I tend to agree it would be nice to have the option to put the spam
>assassin report in the body of the message. I have lots of accounts using
>Outlook or Outlook Express and explaining how to get the headers for a
>message can be a real pain with some of them. For analytical purposes it
>would be nice to have the report in the body of the message, or added to
>the subject line of any mail that is tagged as spam?
This would seriously affect performance, as more IO would need to be done
on every message.
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