Spam changes to the end instead of the beginning of the subject line.

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Oct 28 16:22:02 IST 2006

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I don't think you can do this at the moment, but I guess I could add it.
Exactly what options do you want it available in?

Would you be prepared to donate to get the feature? Please? Pretty Please?


Duncan, Brian M. wrote:
> We currently on all Spam messages add a unique identifier to the
> beginning of the subject of all messages that are determined to be
> normal
> Scoring spam or high scoring Spam with MailScanner/SpamAssassin. - High
> scoring is due to RBL failure and gets a slightly different unique ID to
> help support staff quickly identify a Spam message that failed because
> of analysis of a message Vs coming from a black-listed source.
> Management has asked if we can continue to do the same but append the
> unique ID at the end of the subject instead of the beginning.
> I see in mailscanner.conf the directive:
> Scanned Modify Subject = xxx
> xxx can be "no", "start", or "end" for where the "scanned" text is to
> go. (We have it set to NO because we DO not mark un-scanned messages)
> The "Spam modify subject =" directive is set to yes.  Can we set the
> "Spam modify subject =" directive to "end"?
> And can we set the "High Scoring Spam Modify Subject=" to "end" also?
> So the actual text for messages that are Spam or High Scoring Spam is
> added at the end of the subject instead of the beginning?
> The comments in the mailscanner.conf do not look like it is an option.
> I was really hoping it is.
> Thanks
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