Adding ASN info

Alex Broens ms-list at
Wed May 21 16:39:58 IST 2008

On 5/21/2008 3:29 PM, Lars Kristiansen wrote:
> Hugo van der Kooij skrev:
>> Steve Freegard wrote:
>> | Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
>> |> Has anyone done any work on adding ASN info to a message in the way 
>> this
>> |> procmail filter does it? I would prefer to do this in postfix but a
>> |> custom call in MailScanner before SA is called upon would do as well.
>> |>
>> |>
>> |>
>> |> It sounds like a fun idea to let the ASN info become part of the
>> |> Bayesian selection. And we might add a decision to block all messages
>> |> from certain countries. All I ever got from Nigeria are messages with
>> |> wacky deals.
>> |
>> | SpamAssassin can do this natively if you want to Bayes to consider the
>> ASN:
>> |
>> |
>> So adding the 3 lines indicated to
>> /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf should be sufficient to add
>> the ASN info?
>> One of the side effects of getting something to kill the pain in my
>> spine is that it makes it a bit harder to think logical. But it beats
>> the pain so I can work out that problem that locks up my spinal column.
>> So I have to accept the side effects this week.
>> Hugo.
> No success here.
> The ASN-plugin in spamassassin adds a header: X-Spam-ASN
> It does work for me with spamassassin -D but not in mailscanner.
> Should this work in mailscanner to add a header with a spamassassin-plugin?

If you add the add_header directive and use SA to run regex against it, 
it works, "virually", but MS won't write it in the msg because MS 
doesn't know about these directives (and probably never will)

Take in account that if you're boxes are hi traffic, this will slow down 
your processing.


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