Modifying SpamAssassin scores when using MailScanner
akostocker at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 16:34:23 IST 2006
Looking around at the documentation, I think I just need to do the
following, but somebody please check me if I'm wrong:
sa-learn --dbpath /var/spool/MailScanner/spamassassin --spam [path/to/spam]
On 7/20/06, Tony Stocker <akostocker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, so basically I would just add an entry that follows the same
> format as I would use in local.cf, correct? In other words I would
> just add a line to spam.assassin.prefs.conf that looks like:
> score INVESTMENT_ADVICE 5.0
> Is that correct?
> Also, a related question - I'm using Postfix, and my SA bayes
> directory seems to be
> /var/spool/MailScanner/spamassassin/. Now the 'postfix' user is a
> nologin account, and the home directory is slightly different. When I
> use `sa-learn` to try to train the SA bayes database from root, the
> files get created in /root/.spamassassin. I want to train the
> system-wide entries, thus applying to all users, in the
> /var/spool/MailScanner/spamassassin/ directory. How can I do this?
> Thanks for the help, by the way the book has been very helpful for
> most situations!
> On 7/20/06, Julian Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> > 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/50_scores.cf says not to directly modify that
> > > file, but rather to modify /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf.
> > >
> > > Is this still true when using MailScanner? Or is there a place in MS
> > > that I should be making these custom scoring tweaks?
> > /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
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