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Tue Sep 6 16:50:02 IST 2005
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That sounds about right. Just about anything over-rides "delete", it
will only delete the message if it is sure that is what you wanted to
happen. Far better to save a few extra messages than start deleting
things when it isn't sure you meant it.
On 6 Sep 2005, at 16:40, Gray, Richard wrote:
> Apologies, I did mean store and not quarantine, and I'm sorry to keep
> asking this question
> I can see what you mean about telling it to store the message, but I
> have also told it to delete the message. I'm guessing from observed
> behaviour here, but the current implementation works as follows:
> SPAM - Delete && MCP - Clean => Message Deleted
> SPAM - Delete && MCP - store => Message Stored in MCP
> SPAM - Delete && MCP - Delete => Message Deleted
> SPAM - Store && MCP - Clean => Message stored in SPAM
> SPAM - Store && MCP - store => Message stored in SPAM (and also in
> SPAM - Store && MCP - Delete => Message stored in SPAM
> SPAM - Clean && MCP - Clean => Message Passed
> SPAM - Clean && MCP - store => Message stored in MCP
> SPAM - Clean && MCP - Delete => Message Deleted
> Have I finally got the whole thing twigged?
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>> [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Julian Field
>> Sent: 06 September 2005 15:14
>> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>> Subject: Re: MCP/SPAM Actions
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>> I hope you mean "store" and not "quarantine". Otherwise, it
>> is doing what you asked it to isn't it? You have asked it to
>> store the message, and that's what it has done.
>> On 6 Sep 2005, at 14:13, Gray, Richard wrote:
>>> I've got a running problem here with spam actions on my system.
>>> Basically I have the following configuration
>>> spam actions - quarantine
>>> high spam actions - delete
>>> mcp actions - quarantine
>>> high mcp actions - quarantine
>>> Some of the messages we receive fall into the high scoring
>> spam, and
>>> also trigger mcp. Rather than being deleted these messages
>> get sent to
>>> quarantine (presumably due to mcp).
>>> I've tried playing with the "First Check = [spam|mcp]".
>> Changing this
>>> value does indeed change the order in which the messages
>> are scanned,
>>> but doesn't seem to affect whether or not they are
>> quarantined. Have I
>>> missed a setting somewhere along the way, or have I mis-configured
>>> This is starting to give me a real headache (I get a lot of spam
>>> through the door) and any help/pointers would be appreciated.
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