{Spam?} netiquette on "wiki" website

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Apr 14 18:35:03 IST 2005

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Ed Bruce wrote:

> Julian Field wrote:
>> Take a look in your ~root/.spamassassin directory. Remove any files with
>> whitelist in their name.
>> And go into /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf and disable the
>> auto-whitelist functionality.
>> "man Mail::SpamAssassin::Conf" for more help on what the setting is
>> called.
> When I did the last upgrade seems my spam.assassin.prefs.conf was
> changed more then I thought. First the path I used for bayes was changed
> (and lots of spam started getting through, CEO was pissed) and also AWL
> functionality was turned on. I need to slow down a little when upgrading
> and really notice the differences.

Something is wrong in that case. The spam.assassin.prefs.conf file
should not be overwritten if you have modified it, you should just get a
.rpmnew version of it as well.

Julian Field
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