SpamScore/Procmail vs. MailScanner
maxsec at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 06:30:10 IST 2011
On Friday, 15 July 2011, Patrick Healy <pjhealy at healyville.com> wrote:
> I just upgraded my e-mail configuration to use MailScanner. Prior
> to that I was using a hand-installed version of Spamassassin. So
> far so good, but I have a couple of questions:
> Under my old configuration I used procmail to handle the
> movement of spam. Now I'm using it in conjunction with
> MailScanner's SpamScore. Should I be using procmail, or should
> I let MailScanner move the spam to the spam folders?
Mailscanner Won't do anything with users folders this is still up to the mda
> SpamScore doesn't seem to give me enough granularity. If I
> base the spam decision on 'sss' rather than 'ss' then some false
> positives get sent to the Spam folder. It seems like I 2.5 's'
> would do the trick. Should I be using something else?
You can get ms to put full info to the headers such as full mimetic
score and tag if it's above a certain score (spam score and high spam
score settings) have a look at those and wiki on header additions
> Do I still need to run spamd (Spamassassin Daemon)?
No ms calls SA directly via api calls
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