steve at weigoldenterprises.com
Wed Dec 9 15:03:10 UTC 2015
Thanks Jerry. I fixed weird permissions on the folder and things seem
to be behaving now.
On 12/8/2015 9:22 PM, Jerry Benton wrote:
> Check which user and group you are running under. Also check the
> permissions. I personally like to create a group called mtagroup and
> add postfix, clamav, and whatever other users to it. I then use that
> group in MailScanner with group write permissions. Eliminates the
> permission issues.
> Jerry Benton
> www.mailborder.com <http://www.mailborder.com>
>> On Dec 8, 2015, at 9:02 PM, Steve Weigold
>> <steve at weigoldenterprises.com <mailto:steve at weigoldenterprises.com>>
>> Some follow on information.... I expected all of the details to be in
>> mail.log and didn't think to check syslog. :-( More details there:
>> Dec 8 11:40:35 gw1 mailscanner: Dec 8 11:40:35.083 
>> dbg: pyzor: got response: Traceback (most recent call last):\n File
>> "/usr/bin/pyzor", line 8, in <module>\n pyzor.client.run()\n File
>> "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/pyzor/client.py", line 1022, in run\n
>> ExecCall().run()\n File
>> "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/pyzor/client.py", line 180, in run\n
>> os.mkdir(homedir)\nOSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
>> Dec 8 11:40:35 gw1 mailscanner: pyzor: check failed: internal
>> error, python traceback seen in response
>> Obviously I have a permissions issue. Now I need to understand why
>> it's trying to use /var/spool/postfix for .pyzor instead of
>> I also clicked around more and found the archive search mechanism.
>> Words of wisdom appreciated.
>> On 12/8/2015 8:44 PM, Steve Weigold wrote:
>>> Apologies if this has been asked before, but while I found the list
>>> archive, I couldn't find a means to search it and considering it
>>> goes back many years, scanning by hand seemed a bit overwhelming. If
>>> there's a search capability for it that I've missed, please let me
>>> Anyway, I have a new server I've setup to be a spam filter gateway.
>>> It's a clean install of Debian Jessie with MailScanner and Postfix
>>> with what I believe to be the latest versions. Generally, the
>>> system is working, but I'm still getting much more spam than I
>>> should be. Reviewing the logs, I can see that I'm getting relatively
>>> low spam scores even on what I'd consider obvious spam emails.
>>> This lead me down the path of what else could be done with
>>> spamassassin, which got me to Pyzor, Razor and DCC. At the moment,
>>> DCC isn't installed. I guess it was removed from the repository
>>> because it's non-free? Pyzor and Razor are installed, and somehow, I
>>> think I have Razor working, at least based on the fact that I see
>>> log entries like this one:
>>> Dec 8 20:33:02 gw1 MailScanner: Message 0005D140024.A1747
>>> from 126.96.36.199
>>> (amazon-promotional-credit at urfhe.selectweddingbands.com) to
>>> acnoc.net <http://acnoc.net> is not spam, SpamAssassin (not cached,
>>> score=5.497, required 6, RAZOR2_CF_RANGE_51_100 0.36,
>>> RAZOR2_CF_RANGE_E8_51_100 2.43, RAZOR2_CHECK 1.73, SPF_SOFTFAIL
>>> 0.97, URIBL_BLOCKED 0.00)
>>> I'm not sure Pyzor is working though, and when I run MailScanner
>>> --lint, I get this:
>>> pyzor: check failed: internal error, python traceback seen in response
>>> I've googled ad nauseum and I'm getting nowhere.
>>> In spam.assassin.prefs.conf, I have:
>>> pyzor_options --homedir /var/spool/MailScanner/
>>> and permissions on that folder seem OK
>>> drwxr-xr-x 6 postfix postfix 4096 Dec 8 19:52 MailScanner
>>> Inside it, Pyzor's servers file:
>>> -rwxrwxr-x 1 postfix postfix 23 Dec 8 19:52 servers
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