watermarking rules...

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Apr 21 15:54:07 IST 2008

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Leland J. Steinke wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> Leland J. Steinke wrote:
>>> Julian Field wrote:
>>>> But Joe-Job bounces should have no sender, shouldn't they? In which 
>>>> case the setting "Treat Invalid Watermarks With No Sender as Spam" 
>>>> is the one you want to set.
>>> Is there an option to set the X-blah-SpamScore: header to a specific 
>>> number of "Spam Score Characters"?  I looked at our 4.66.5 install 
>>> and recent change logs, but saw nothing.
>> But the whole point is that header gives you the spam score in a form 
>> you can easily manage with mail filters such as sieve and whatever 
>> client you use.
> Yes.  I just realized that my original question was not as complete as 
> I thought.
> If the "Treat Invalid Watermarks With No Sender as Spam" and "Check 
> Watermarks To Skip Spam Checks" settings are yes, is there an option 
> to set the X-SpamScore to a specific minimum value, similar to the 
> function of the "Minimum Stars If On Spam List"?  As of now, the only 
> header that is added is "X-blah-SpamCheck: spam(no watermark or sender 
> address)", which is not as easily parsable by procmail, maildrop, or 
> sieve as a string of "s" characters.
You can set the "Treat Invalid Watermarks With No Sender as Spam = 5" 
which is added to the spam score of the message. Is this good enough for 
you, as this will change the number of spam stars?


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