Problems with users rules

Peter Bonivart peter at UCGBOOK.COM
Wed Mar 30 10:06:27 IST 2005

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Royer Christophe wrote:
> Hi everybody
> I'm trying to use MS/SA and I would like to do the following thing, I've
> looked on FAQ and MAQ, but I didn't find the tips, maybe someone can
> help me.
> Some users want to remove ack message from their mails before
> downloading the mails, so I've created for this users the following
> rules in /home/nameofuser/.spamassassin/user_prefs
> header CONTAIN_ACK Subject =~ /ack:/i
> score CONTAIN_ACK 99.0
> body CONTAIN_RECEIPT /Receipt/i
> score CONTAIN_RECEIPT 99.0
> and in /opt/MailScanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf, I've said
> allow_user_rules 1
> So, the problem is the following, when I'm running MS, it doesn't take
> care about user rules.

SA is run as one user, normally root, by MS. You can't map unix users to
  mail recipients using MS. I suggest you use procmail or similar.

/Peter Bonivart

--Unix lovers do it in the Sun

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