DCC not working?

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Tue Dec 23 08:48:25 GMT 2008

Scott Silva schrieb:
> 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!

Hi Scott,
whats do you mean with your answer above?


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