SA 3.1.7 returning no result to MS?

Matt Kettler mkettler at
Mon Nov 13 15:58:24 GMT 2006

David Lee wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Nov 2006, Matt Kettler wrote:
>> David Lee wrote:
>>> (Linux/FC5; sendmail 8.13.7; MS 4.56.8)
>>> Yesterday on our two main inbound mailrelays I upgraded SA from 3.1.4 to
>>> 3.1.7.  The MS config has:
>>>    Log Spam = yes
>>>    Log Non Spam = yes
>>> In the daily logs we now seem to be getting several occurence of:
>>>    Message XXX from YYY to ZZZ is not spam, SpamAssassin (not cached, score=0, required 6, autolearn=)
>>> and:
>>>    Message PPP from QQQ to RRR is not spam, SpamAssassin (cached, score=0, required 6, autolearn=)
>>> scattered amongst the occurences of more real data.  (Around 7% of entries
>>> on one machine, around 4% on the other, are in such truncated/empty forms).
>>> The daily logs prior to this show no occurences at all.
>>> Any thoughts?
>> spamassassin --lint any errors reported, or just runs and exits quietly?
> Runs and exits quietly.
>> spamassassin -D --lint, and see what the "default rules dir" is, and make sure
>> all the default .cf files are there.
> Attached.  Looks mostly clean.
> There's an SA "FP_MIXED_PORN3" problem, but apparently several people have
> reported this in various places and, if I read those reports correctly, it
> is not deemed to be a major problem (rather just a warning).

Check your mail logs for messages along the lines of "SpamAssassin timed out and
was killed"

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