DCC not working?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 10:32:06 GMT 2008

2008/12/22  <traced at xpear.de>:
> On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 11:05:27 +0100, "Glenn Steen" <glenn.steen at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 2008/12/22  <traced at xpear.de>:
>>> On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 10:29:16 +0100, "Glenn Steen"
> <glenn.steen at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 2008/12/21 traced <traced at xpear.de>:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I compiled DCC from sources on a mailscanner testbox, enabled it in
> the
>>>>> spamassassin prefs file, and spamassassin --lint (-D) doesnt show a
>>>>> a failure. But how do I know that DCC works? There are no header
>>>>> changes, and, I dont see anything changed since I installed it.
>>>> Did you make sure the LoadPlugin is uncommented in the *.pre files?
>>>> Do you see a call to it when doing a "MailScanner --debug --debug-sa"?
>>>>> Is there a good way to test? Or even to show the DCC headers?
>>>>> Adding "add_header all DCC _DCCB_: _DCCR_" made no change, there
>>>>> are still no headers...
>>>> Headers isn't the thing... You'd see it in the triggered rules... And
>>>> in the debug run;)
>>> Yes, i uncommented it, looks like this now:
>>>    loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC
>>> and here are some lint lines:
>>>    [13376] dbg: plugin: loading Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::DCC from
> @INC
>>>    [13376] dbg: dcc: local tests only, disabling DCC
>>> I think it should be running. So, is the only chance to see it working
>>> a "real spam" mail coming in?
>>> Regards,
>>> Bastian
>> A lint doesn't do network tests, and IIRC this is classed as such. So
>> you need either run the test through MailScanners debug feature (which
>> will run one batch through,  very verbosly, then exit) or by doing
>> "sendmail -t -D < /path/to/a/test/message/in/RFC822/format", Then you
>> should see a call to the dcc application(s) later on in the debug
>> output.
>> You should also see DCC hits.
>> If you just now uncommented it, you need restart MailScanner for it to
>> take effect (so that SA get loaded).
>> Cheers
> OK, sorry sorry, I´ve routed some live mailtraffic over to the testbox,
> and I now can see DCC hits.... :-) In my test there were just not the
> right spams...
> Thanks!
> Bastian
Ah good. A lot of info like this is in the wiki (both the MAQ and
diverse other places... Use the Search, Luke:-)... You might enjoy a
thorough read in there ... http://wiki.mailscanner.info

-- Glenn
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