SA plugins in MailScanner

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Mon Nov 27 12:35:06 GMT 2006

On 27/11/06, Glenn Steen <glenn.steen at> wrote:
> On 27/11/06, John Rudd <jrudd at> 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)
> >
> I'd suppose version of SA to be more important than MS:-).
> IIRC you should just pop the .pm file into the SA plugin directory
> ("locate SpamAssassin|grep Plugin" or similar), and the .cf where you
> put it. Should be fine.
> If this has changed from how older version did it, I wouldn't know.
> But basically... if spamassassin finds it, so will likely MailScanner.
BTW (no, I'm not suggesting an upgrade, just advertising new
functionality)... In newer versions of MailScanner you could do a
--debug-sa to see that it loads... Equivalent to setting "SpamAssassin
Debug = yes" I guess, so no reason to upgrade there:-).

-- Glenn
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