MailScanner and Spamassassin
Kevin_Miller at ci.juneau.ak.us
Fri Oct 19 21:17:19 IST 2012
My understanding is that you use sa-learn to train the database. If you get a false positive you feed it to spamassassin as non-spam. If spam slips through, you feed it back to spamassassin as spam. I expect sa-learn is also called during the scanning process in the background. I don't think you need to do anything special w/your users unless a message is mis-tagged. The previous bayes database should be still working and being updated...
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From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Mike Watson
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2012 11:49 AM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: MailScanner and Spamassassin
I suppose this is more a Spamassassin question than MailScanner but I'll ask anyway.
I've just finished setting up a mailserver using CentOS 6.3, Dovecot, sendmail, and MailScanner-Spamassassin. This is an upgrade from an older linux server that also ran an older version of MailScanner-Spamassassin.
I know SA runs sa-update via cron. That's working. But...is it necessary to run sa-learn for each user as well to detect SPAM that gets through MailScanner? There has to be a reason for sa-learn or it wouldn't be included in the SA package. I do have Baynes activated for SA.
Is there any reason to run sa-learn on the spam files?
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