Mailscanner not catching SPAM but manual run via SA catches it

Dan Carl danc at
Tue Nov 14 18:24:56 GMT 2006

> That's an option on MS, look for "Always Include SpamAssassin Report".
Thanks, missed it in the conf.
Now I can do some testing

I've been analyzing messages all morning.
It seems that spamassassin runs through all of the rules all the time but
mailscanner rules erratically.(example below)

Content analysis details:   (13.8 points, 5.0 required)

 pts rule name              description
---- ---------------------- ------------------------------------------------
 1.4 SPF_SOFTFAIL           SPF: sender does not match SPF record (softfail)
[SPF failed: Please see]
 0.0 UNPARSEABLE_RELAY      Informational: message has unparseable relay
 3.0 BAYES_95               BODY: Bayesian spam probability is 95 to 99%
                            [score: 0.9598]
 2.0 RCVD_IN_SORBS_DUL      RBL: SORBS: sent directly from dynamic IP
                            [ listed in]
 1.6 RCVD_IN_BL_SPAMCOP_NET RBL: Received via a relay in
               [Blocked - see
 3.9 RCVD_IN_XBL            RBL: Received via a relay in Spamhaus XBL
                            [ listed in]
 1.9 RCVD_IN_NJABL_DUL      RBL: NJABL: dialup sender did non-local SMTP
                            [ listed in]

X-Bluestar-MScan-SpamCheck: not spam, SpamAssassin (not cached, score=5.844,
 required 6, RCVD_IN_NJABL_DUL 1.95, RCVD_IN_XBL 3.90,
X-Bluestar-SpamScore: sssss

This is the exact same message.
Why didn't Mailscanner use Bayes, SORBS or SPAMCOP?

It's not like there not working here's proof of one caught a few minutes
spamcop is not here but bayes and sorbs are.

X-Bluestar-MScan-SpamCheck: spam, SpamAssassin (not cached, score=9.284,
 required 6, BAYES_60 1.00, DCC_CHECK 2.17, DIGEST_MULTIPLE 0.77,
 MSGID_FROM_MTA_ID 1.39, RAZOR2_CF_RANGE_51_100 0.50,
 RAZOR2_CF_RANGE_E4_51_100 1.50, RAZOR2_CHECK 0.50,

Rene hope you or someone else can help.

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