Modifying SpamAssassin scores when using MailScanner

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Jul 20 15:57:24 IST 2006

On 20 Jul 2006, at 15:04, Tony Stocker wrote:

> Hello All,
> I know that MailScanner moves some of the SA configuration into it so
> before I go mucking around with files I want to make sure that I'm
> mucking around with the RIGHT files.
> Basically I want to raise the score assigned to spam.  For instance
> the default value for "INVESTMENT_ADVICE" is 2.960 and I want to raise
> this.  Now the header comments for
> /usr/share/spamassassin/ says not to directly modify that
> file, but rather to modify /etc/mail/spamassassin/
> Is this still true when using MailScanner?  Or is there a place in MS
> that I should be making these custom scoring tweaks?


Julian Field
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