Spamassassin false negatives

Scott Silva ssilva at
Wed Jun 21 05:44:42 IST 2006

Dimitri Yioulos spake the following on 6/19/2006 12:01 PM:
> Hello all.
> I'm not sure if this is the 100% correct place to ask (if not, 
> apologoes), but:
> I recently upgraded to MS 4.54.6-1 running on a CentOS 3.7 box.  I'm 
> also running sendmail-8.12.11-4.RHEL3.6 and SA 3.0.4-1.  Up until 
> recently, my setup was catching every piece of spam entering our 
> system.  But lately (not sure exactly when this started), I'm getting 
> a faair number of false negatives.  Curiously, most of the rule hits 
> now are bayes, DCC, pyzor, razor and rbl.  That isn't bad, of course, 
> but I would think, based on the content of the spam, that I'd be 
> hitting a lot more rules (I have several SARE rulesets installed).  
> Really, I haven't changed my MS configuration much, and am puzzled as 
> to why more rules aren't being hit.  Your insights would be 
> appreciated.
> Dimitri
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