spam getting through without even being checked
itdept at fractalweb.com
Fri Oct 13 20:53:02 IST 2006
Michael Baird wrote:
> MailScanner has *nothing* to do with spam scanning on Ensim (unless you
> customize it to use spam lists). MailScanner is only used for Virus
> Scanning with ensim, otherwise it uses prefs in the user's home dir to
> call spamd. Make sure spamassassin is running, restart it to make sure
> "service spamassassin restart". You must have spam scanning enabled for
> the domain in the admin interface as well.
Right, in the default config, that's true. WHY Ensim does it this way,
I'll never know; rather than finding out what would be best, they
typically go and customize the heck out of something in some bizarre manner.
I have changed my system so that MailScanner does the antispam, not
spamd. Spamd is not running on the system.
The challenge I seem to be having is that I end up with a sendmail
process out there that picks up mail and doesn't pass it through
MailScanner. MOST mail does go through MailScanner, but some (especially
at peak times) goes through unchecked.
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