Suggestions to block big spam messages

Kai Schaetzl maillists at
Wed Jan 28 14:43:04 GMT 2009

Jason Voorhees wrote on Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:02:15 -0500:

> The problem is that I'm receiving some spam not detected by all these
> techniques because the size of the message is about 300KB, bigger than
> "Max Spam Check Size" in MailScanner.conf

There are actually two settings for this.

Max Spam Check Size = 
Max SpamAssassin Size = 

You can set the first higher and keep the second lower, so that only the 
first part of the message gets scanned. That should already be able to 
detect the spam.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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