Spamassassin Conf

Jules Field MailScanner at
Thu Jul 30 22:21:34 IST 2009

/etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf should exist as a file.
/etc/mail/spamassassin/ is a soft-link to it, so once 
you've got the file then do
ln -s /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf 
to re-create the link.
It will be automatically read as it's a cf file in /etc/mail/spamassassin.

Hopefully that helps resolve your problem.


On 30/07/2009 22:08, hden at wrote:
> Due to a hard disc failure I've had to re set up our mail system. All is
> back up OK except I've forgotton how/where the 'spam.assassin.prefs.conf'
> file is called. Our prefs file has a few local rules which we'd like to
> re-incorperate
> I vaguely remember a symbolic link '' in the spamassassin
> folder, but can't recall if that link was automatically read just by being
> in that folder or not.
> I also see references in the maillist to a 'spam.assassin.rules.conf'
> file. Has this replaced the prefs file?
> Help/Advice appreciated ..
> Cheers!
> Dave


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