AW: SpamAssassin Rule Actions

Ehle, Roland roland at
Mon Nov 12 02:31:44 GMT 2007

Hi Mark,

yes you are missing something, you probably did not read the instructions for SpamAssassin Rule Actions :-)

# Preceding the action name with "not-" as in "not-deliver" or "not-forward
# user at" will cause the action to be removed from the list of
# actions that would normally be taken on this message.

So your rule should be:
SpamAssassin Rule Actions = SpamScore>25=>not-forward spam at localhost

There is no need to put "delete" in here, because this action is already set in High Scoring Spam Actions.


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] Im Auftrag von Mark Getz
Gesendet: Montag, 12. November 2007 03:15
An: mailscanner at
Betreff: SpamAssassin Rule Actions

I'm probably missing something simple but I can't seem to figure it out.

Version Info:
MailScanner version 4.65.3
Spamassassin version 3.2.3

High Scoring Spam Actions = forward spam at localhost header "X-Spam-Status: Yes"

SpamAssassin Rule Actions = SpamScore>25=>delete

The High Scoring Spam Actions work fine.   Spam >= than my Highspam score
are forwarded to the spam mailbox and not delivered to the addressee.

It doesn't appear that the SpamAssassin Rule Action is firing because mail with a SpamScore > 25 are still delivered to the Spam mailbox.


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