Modified Spam Report to replace the default Mailscanner simplespam report

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Thu Jun 29 16:11:15 IST 2006


Ah - the provlem in the org-name in MailScanner.conf, you've got a '.'. That
will upset Groupwise as well...remove that dot and things will be better...

Martin Hepworth 
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Schneider
> Sent: 29 June 2006 15:47
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: Modified Spam Report to replace the default Mailscanner
> simplespam report
> Hi all,
> In the Mailscanner.conf file, there is an option to use a detailed
> report or the simple spam/not spam report that is set in languages.conf.
>  We have Novell GroupWise 6.5 and it looks for the following header:
> X-Spam-Flag: YES to determine whether to place messages in our Junk Mail
> folder or our Inbox.  I have modifed the languages.conf to insert
> X-Spam-Flag: YES to the header instead of spam when a message exceeds
> the spam threshold.  Additionally, I have set the Spam Header to:  "Spam
> Header ="
> My problem is, GroupWise apparently does not like any spaces at the
> beginning or end of the header, but Mailscanner puts a space in there.
> The following is cut from the header of an email that was detected as
> Found to be clean
>  X-Spam-Flag: YES
> X-MailScanner-SpamScore: sssss
> Is there any way I can remove this space?
> Thanks for your help!
> Michael Schneider
> Network/Systems Administrator
> Northwest State Community College
> 22-600 State Route 34
> Archbold, OH 43502-9542
> Phone:  419-267-1202
> Fax:       419-267-3688
> Email:    mschneider at
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