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Old 05-07-2010, 07:59 PM   #1
oznola
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Unhappy spam is getting by spamassassin


hi,

i have spamassassing setup on my debian etch server. i am using horde to check my mail.

here is the contents of /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf


Quote:
# SpamAssassin config file for version 3.x
# NOTE: NOT COMPATIBLE WITH VERSIONS 2.5 or 2.6
# See http://www.yrex.com/spam/spamconfig25.php for earlier versions
# Generated by http://www.yrex.com/spam/spamconfig.php (version 1.50)

# How many hits before a message is considered spam.
required_score 5.0

# Encapsulate spam in an attachment (0=no, 1=yes, 2=safe)
report_safe 1

# Enable the Bayes system
use_bayes 1

# Enable Bayes auto-learning
bayes_auto_learn 1

# Enable or disable network checks
skip_rbl_checks 0
use_razor2 1
use_dcc 1
use_pyzor 1

#Mail using languages used in these country codes will not be marked
# as being possibly spam in a foreign language.
# - english
ok_languages en

# Mail using locales used in these country codes will not be marked
# as being possibly spam in a foreign language.
ok_locales en
i followed the instructions here http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/spam.htm spamd is running. but i am still getting spam. (and i am using v. 3.x from the etch repository)

please advise.
 
Old 05-08-2010, 01:54 AM   #2
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are all of the spams or just some?
 
Old 05-08-2010, 02:22 AM   #3
oznola
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how do i check if some are caught please?
 
Old 05-10-2010, 09:02 AM   #4
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I am not sure about checking to see what has been rejected, maybe the smtp logs? usually in /var/log/mail.log also you could feed it a test spam email and see if it detects it as spam. You will never catch all the spam unfortunately.
 
  


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