Fun with my own spamassassin filter: slow reacting?

Randal, Phil prandal at
Tue Sep 1 15:38:06 IST 2009

Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> Randal, Phil wrote:
>> The old score was being cached in MailScanner's spamassassin results
>> cache.
> 	Aha. Is there a way to flush it, so it is forced to read the new
> values in? 

On RHEL / CentOS, I do

service MailScanner stopms
cd /etc/MailScanner/incoming
ls -l          (to make sure I'm in the right directory before executing
the next command)
rm -rf *
service MailScanner restart

Adapt as necessary for your installation.


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