DCC not working?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Dec 22 19:55:14 GMT 2008

on 12-22-2008 2:32 AM Glenn Steen spake the following:
> 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
Listen to Glenn. The filter is strong with this one!

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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