Mailscanner Conf

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Fri Apr 13 09:01:18 IST 2007


What happens if you run the spamassassin -t < messsagefile as the
postfix user?????

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Seamus Allan
> Sent: 13 April 2007 05:36
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Mailscanner Conf
> Hi guys, been lurking for the last while, and now I have a question.
> We are running MailScanner with Postfix and all the jazz quite
> successfully
> for over a year now. After a while I have noticed that some very
> messages are getting through with quite low spam scores. Intrigued, I
> placed
> some of these messages where I could get to them, and ran (as root)
> spamassassin -t < messagefile, and I get a good score (well over the
> threshold). So then I sudo'd the spamassassin command as the postfix
> and I got the low score - bingo.
> However, I am not sure which config is user dependent, and where to
> it
> to such that it gets used by spamassassin when run by the postfix
> It's probably a pretty simple solution, but I just can't find it.
> Cheers
> Seamus.
> Seamus Allan
> Network Engineer
> Rheel Electronics Ltd
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