Message tagged as spam even if sender is whitelisted

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Oct 24 20:10:42 IST 2005

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Dhawal Doshy wrote:

> Scott Silva writes:
>>>>> Also your spamassassin setup seems to be missing the Mail::SPF 
>>>>> plugin and you've not yet commented out the DCC and RAZOR related 
>>>>> parts in v310.pre.. If you do not intend on using them then 
>>>>> comment the related entries in spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>>> You need to add the lines for things like the SURBL plugins as well. 
>>> If you install SpamAssassin and ClamAV using my easy-install 
>>> package, then it will have told you all the changes you need to make 
>>> to v310.pre. Download and unpack my package and look at the "echo" 
>>> commands at the end of the script. That will tell you 
>>> everything you need to change in the file, and will significantly 
>>> improve your spam identification rates.
>> It is too bad that the script can't add those lines, commented out as
>> necessary, to the end of the file.
> 1. perl -e "s/^#loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC/loadplugin 
> Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC/g;" -pi /etc/mail/spamassassin/v310.pre
> 2. perl -e "s/^#loadplugin 
> Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Razor2/loadplugin 
> Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Razor2/g;" -pi 
> /etc/mail/spamassassin/v310.pre
> cat >> /etc/mail/spamassassin/ < EOF
> loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::RelayCountry
> loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::SPF
> loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::URIDNSBL
> Easy! huh, coming from someone who doesn't even know perl 

I can't do the first two automatically, it is blatantly bypassing the 
licence restrictions. The rest I now do.
Oh, and by the way, it's "<<EOF" and not "< EOF" :-)

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