Mailscanner not catching SPAM but manual run via SA catches it

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Fri Nov 10 17:01:06 GMT 2006

On 10/11/06, Dan Carl <danc at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm perplexed,
> Today I took a spam email from my inbox that got through Mailscanner and
> saved it to my mail server.
> I then ran it though spamassassin(spamassassin -t test.eml) and it caught it
> as SPAM.
> What's up with that??
> Just yesterday I upgraded to the latest version of Mailscanner (thanks
> volunteers)
> because a lot of spam was getting through. After many hours of work I also
> installed the Fuzzy OCR plugin.
> Mailscanner appears to be working fine and using spamassassin.
> My maillog shows lines this:
> MailScanner[7707]: SpamAssassin cache hit for message kAAFfqxU010369
> Thanks in advance
Do the "spamassassin --lint" and "spamassassin -D --lint" as the user
you run your MTA as. Same result?
If you've upgraded SA, did you run the sa-update after that? Does it
look like MailScanners instance of SA is finding/using the correct

-- Glenn
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