How to manually test an email?

Gareth list-mailscanner at
Tue Aug 14 13:55:14 IST 2007

The command line you suggested will work fine and detect if it is spam.
It wont detect if it contains a virus but you can run a virus checker
against it for that.

Upload the file somewhere and post it here. Its good to see what other
peoples installation think of it as it may give you an idea of
additional plugins you could be using.

On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 13:47, paul @ firespam wrote:
> Hi,
> I've had quite a few random spams getting through my MailScanner
> servers recently and I'd like to investigate a bit more...
> I have saved a spam email that got through as a txt file with the full
> headers.
> How can I run this through MailScanner manually and see the output?
> I know I can do:
>     spamassassin -t < /tmp/email.txt
> but does this just do spamassassin checks or does it include the
> MailScanner stuff too?
> Thanks,
> Paul 

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