Spam Mail Being Delivered To A Spam Folder

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Thu Dec 13 09:28:17 GMT 2007


Sounds like the client doing this - based on the X-Spam-Status: header.

You can make the Spam Actions a rule set and for those domains that want to be subject marked change the rule actions.

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 Al Cooper
> Sent: 12 December 2007 19:56
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: Spam Mail Being Delivered To A Spam Folder
> Hi All,
> I upgraded to a new mail server (CentOS 5) a few months ago and installed
> MailScanner version 4.63.8 & Spamassassin version 3.2.3 (with mostly
> default
> settings).  Ever since the upgrade, email that is tagged as spam is being
> delivered to a user level spam file, which most of my customers love.
> However one of my domains would like to receive all their email including
> email tagged as spam.
> I have a few of questions:
> 1. Where in the conf is the setting that is causing spam to go into the
> user
> level spam file?
> My MailScanner.conf spam delivery options are set as:
> Spam Actions = deliver header "X-Spam-Status: Yes"
> High Scoring Spam Actions = deliver header "X-Spam-Status: Yes"
> 2. Is it possible to have spam for just one domain delivered to the user's
> mbox, but all other domains deliver to the user's spam file? And if yes,
> how?
> 3. Since the spam files are getting rather large and messing with my
> quotas,
> does anyone have a script that will delete mail in the spam file after a
> specified number of days?
> Thanks for your help,
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