I don't fully understand how to change the way MailScanner handles spam. How can I change MailSc

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Wed Feb 9 09:49:32 GMT 2005


are you doing RBL checks within MailScanner? If you are then I suggest
you use SA to do them as doing it in MS make the RBL  act as a blacklist.
Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

David Curtis wrote:
> It is being quarantined. This is the whole header from the e-mail. There are no spamassassin scores in it. It looks like MailScanner tags it as spam and does not even rely on spamassassin.
>>>>Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA 2/8/2005 11:08:15 AM >>>
> David Curtis wrote:
>>I don't fully understand how to change the way MailScanner handles spam.
>>How can I change MailScanner to not filter mail like the scoring it uses
>>for Spamassassin? Below is an example of a header from a newsletter that
>>is being filtered out but not because of Spamassassin scoring. I could
>>always add a whitelist entry but I would rather figure out how to change
>>Subject: [SPAM] - {Spam as detected by MailScanner} Invitation to
>>Esther Dyson's PC Forum, March 20 to 22: Hello (new) World - Found
>>word(s) to be removed register today in the HTML body
>>MIME-Version: 1.0
>>Content-Type: text/html;
>>       charset="ISO-8859-1"
>>Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>>X-Mailer-Version: 3.5.5 build 727
>>X-Mailer: Accucast
>>CNET_Networks_#3.139973.3432373335333234 at newsletters.online.com
>>cnet_networks_#3.139973.3432373335333234.b at newsletters.online.com
>><cnet_networks_#3.139973.3432373335333234.b at newsletters.online.com>
>>X-OriginalArrivalTime: 07 Feb 2005 16:52:12.0103 (UTC)
> David,
> What do you mean by "filtered out"?  Do you mean it was quarantined or
> deleted?  What is in your maillog?
> What are your values for:
> Spam Actions =
> High Scoring Spam Actions =
> Non Spam Actions =
> How about adding some verbosity to your MS setup?
> Detailed Spam Report = yes
> Include Scores In SpamAssassin Report = yes
> Always Include SpamAssassin Report = yes
> Log Spam = yes
> Log Non Spam = yes  (beware it can produce a lot a output)
> Denis


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