SA plugins in MailScanner

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Mon Nov 27 12:32:02 GMT 2006

John Rudd wrote:
> Outside of mailscanner, I've written a plugin that I install by just 
> putting the .cf and .pm files into /etc/mail/spamassassin
> Will that be enough for MailScanner, or do I need to put the .cf data 
> into /opt/mailscanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf file instead of 
> having it be an independent file?
> (note: this is specific to mailscanner-4.41.3 ... I know some of the 
> file locations have changed since then ... I wont be upgrading 
> mailscanner, so please don't suggest that; just answer in terms of "what 
> do I need to do in order to load a SA plugin into mailscanner-4.41.3)

same place you'd put plugins normally.......

suggested place for the .pm is the directory you find and 
the others. Otherwise you have to specify the full path name in the .pre 
file you use to load the plugin.

for the .cf, yes /etc/mail/spamassassin

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


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