Missing BAYES???

Chris Conn cconn at ABACOM.COM
Fri Feb 4 17:02:04 GMT 2005

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Nick Meverden wrote:
>> From time to time I spot messages that SpamAssassin matches rules to as
>>above (an example), but no Bayes is included in the report and therefore
>>no negative scoring occurs.  What can cause this, and what steps can I
>>use to limit or remedy this behaviour????
> Check permissions on the bayes database.  And the path to bayes database
> in spam.assassin.prefs.conf.  Also run spamassassin -D --lint
> --prefs-file=/path/to/spam.assassin.prefs.conf > /tmp/spam.log 2>&1
> check /tmp/spam.log for bayes errors.


Just to be clear, 98% of the time the BAYES_XX score is there.
Occasionally, it is not.

The lint does not report any configuration errors or bayes problems, and
the final spamscore of the lint shows BAYES scoring.



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