MailScanner + SA with MySQL userprefs

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Sat Jan 30 14:13:17 GMT 2010

Um, Steve... Why not push your excellent MailWatch? Likely all that is
needed is per user scores, and it does do that:-P.

2010/1/29, Steve Freegard <steve.freegard at>:
> On 29/01/10 13:31, Jonathan Respeto wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Trying to setup MailScanner to use SpamAssassin with a MySQL DB for
>> the userprefs.
>> This is to use Squirrelmail with SpamAssassin+SQL Plugin
>> I am able to do it with out MailScanner but then I lose Virus Scanning.
>> The SA docs says "spamd can use SQL user_prefs by calling it with the
>> -q or -Q flags."
>> How does MailScanner call SA? Is there a way I can add the -q option
>> when SA is run? If there is where? Where does MailScanner gets SA
>> configs from?
>> My setup is on CentOS 5.4 with just the basics.
>> Apache, sendmail, MySQL, MailScanner, SpamAssassin, Squirrelmail with
>> SpamAssassin+SQL Plugin.
> Can't be done as MailScanner calls the SpamAssassin libraries directly
> under a single user and does not use spamd (which implements the
> user_prefs).
> See the list archives; I posted a plug-in some time ago that implements
> spamd support in MailScanner - however it's not been tested much and
> would require a bit of extra logic to work out which user should be sent
> to SpamAssassin as in the case of multi-recipient messages user
> preferences become quite 'tricky' to implement.
> Regards,
> Steve.
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