Problem using the SpamAssassin Rule Actions

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Fri May 16 12:02:43 IST 2008


MailScanner has a similar functionality.

All SA does when conbined with Mailscanner is pass back the score.

MailScanner then decides that to do with the email. Have a look at the Spam Actions conditions - you can put in a custom header here.

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Adrian Barker
> Sent: 16 May 2008 11:23
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Problem using the SpamAssassin Rule Actions
> We are trying to use the 'SpamAssassin Rule Actions' to add a header
> when the 'VBounce' SpamAssassin rule is triggered. This is to help our
> users filter out false delivery status reports, but MailScanner reports
> an error. We tried:
> SpamAssassin Rule Actions = ANY_BOUNCE_MESSAGE=>deliver,header
> which produces the error:
> May 16 10:04:41 vscan-d MailScanner[11814]: Message 1Jwvrj-0003zH-JL
> produced illegal Non-Spam Actions " "X-UCL-FALSE-DSN: Yes"", so message
> is being delivered
> Removing the 'deliver' option still results in an error. We are using
> MailScanner 4.66.5, which is not the latest version, but the Changelog
> does not mention any bug fixes in this area.
> Any suggestions ?
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