noreply@ junk coming through

Scott Silva ssilva at
Wed Sep 24 20:06:08 IST 2008

on 9-24-2008 11:58 AM Kit Wong spake the following:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Scott Silva
> Sent: 24 September 2008 19:24
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: Re: noreply@ junk coming through
> on 9-24-2008 11:17 AM Alex Neuman van der Hans spake the following:
>>> Short answer: yes.
>>> Long answer: no. Well configured lists have real addresses. Well 
>>> configured autoresponders and such are always properly configured.
>> I get system outage alerts about my Verizon T-1's with a noreply address. But it is different enough that the sendmail snip in the original reply wouldn't fire
>> So I guess legitimacy is in the inbox of the receiver!
>> Just take a little time to see if you do have any legit mail using noreply@ address.
> Just notice a majority of these noreply@ junk mail are listed in URI_BLACK. 
> I just need to pump the scores up on this.
> Stupid question....where do I go to change the score?
> I have 4
> /etc/mail/spamassassin/updates_spamassassin_org/
> /usr/share/spamassassin/
> /var/lib/spamassassin/3.001009/updates_spamassassin_org/
> /var/lib/spamassassin/3.002004/updates_spamassassin_org/
> I read somewhere that changing is not recommended as it will be over written when it updates.
> Do I stick it in /etc/mail/spamassassin/
Add it in spamassassin.prefs.conf

"score rule_name 5.0" (or suitable number for you)

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