Please HELP

Alex Broens ms-list at
Sun Nov 1 12:49:13 GMT 2009

On 11/1/2009 1:26 PM, Monis Monther wrote:
> and what's wrong with these words?
> They are in the file under the spamassassin rules, also we have
> another antispam product called cleanmail that is based on spamassassin , it
> detected it as spam and gave it a score more than 7 , we want to replace
> this clean mail with mailscanner , Thanks

MailScanner is the glue between Spamassassin and any other antispam, AV, 
etc application.
Its not MailScanner's duty to give it a score.

If you want these words to get a high score you need to do it via 
Spamassassin rules or some other method, but not in MailScanner itself.

> On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Alex Broens <ms-list at> wrote:
>> On 11/1/2009 12:25 PM, Monis Monther wrote:
>>  > Now the problem is I tried to test my spam settings so I sent a message
>> by
>>> using the mail command from the same machine and also by a telnet command
>>> from another machine in the network , both mails contain nothing but the
>>> words sex , porn, viagra nude, and they all pass by as if there is nothing
>>> wrong with them??
>> not a MailScanner issue...
>> and what's wrong with these words?
>> if you really think these words only show up in spam, you may need to ask
>> your users.
>> If you really are sure any msg including those words should be marked as
>> spam, go ahead and write SA rules for them.
>> See Spamassassin docs for more details.
>> Alex
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