help tweaking

Simon Jones simon at
Mon Aug 13 15:45:56 IST 2007

Some messages are scanned OK as follows, and other's just don't get
scanned at all:

Spam:  Y   Action(s): store, header, "X-Spam-Status:, Yes" 
High Scoring Spam:  Y   Action(s): store, header, "X-Spam-Status:, Yes" 
SpamAssassin Spam:  Y  
Listed in RBL:  N  
Spam Whitelisted:  N  
Spam Blacklisted:  N  
SpamAssassin Autolearn:  N  
SpamAssassin Score: 16.07 
Spam Report: Score Matching Rule Description 
cached not   
3 required   
3.31 URIBL_AB_SURBL Contains an URL listed in the AB SURBL blocklist 
3.36 URIBL_JP_SURBL Contains an URL listed in the JP SURBL blocklist 
2.62 URIBL_OB_SURBL Contains an URL listed in the OB SURBL blocklist 
3.60 URIBL_SC_SURBL Contains an URL listed in the SC SURBL blocklist 
1.53 URIBL_WS_SURBL Contains an URL listed in the WS SURBL blocklist 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Simon Jones
> Sent: 13 August 2007 15:22
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: help tweaking
> Hi,  anyone know how I can figure out why mailscanner skips seemingly
> obvious spam messages?  It does work quite well but there's a lot of
> stuff it's missing and I'm not sure why.  Another weird thing is that
> some accounts don't get scanned at all, I setup a user in mailwatch
> every message that hits the user is deemed clean even if it is spam, I
> probably need a little help with the config I guess as mcp doesn't
> to be doing anything either :(
> If anyone would give me some pointers on checking stuff out and
> tightening the rules it'd be great.  I have installed rules de jour,
> pyzor razor etc also.
> Thanks!
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