Help needed with mailscanner
a.peacock at chime.ucl.ac.uk
Wed Oct 4 13:18:15 IST 2006
Jon Miller wrote:
> For number 2 you need to be more explicit in what you mean by
> updates. The whole system you describe is made up of many components,
> pulled together by Mailscanner. Each of these can be updated, but
> the method for each may be different. Do you want to upgrade th
> various components to newer versions? Do you want to make sure the
> virus checkers are updating their virus libraries? Do you want to
> update the spam detection rules of SpamAssassin?
> Thanks for the reply: for now until a new system is put together and
> tested I want to make sure that the spam detection rules of
> SpamAssassin are up to date. I can do the Sophos updates. Currently
> not interested in upgrading the MailScanner program.
This largely depends on what version you are running, run this from the
Newer versions of SpamAssassin have a process called sa-update which
downloads updated versions of the core SpamAssassin rules.
There is also the add-on rules supplied by the SpamAssassin Rules
Emporium (SARE) people http://www.rulesemporium.com/. These rules can
be updated using the RulesDuJour program.
You might also get better help if you ask your question on the
spamassasin-users list which is just as friendly and helpful as this
CHIME, Royal Free & University College Medical School
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