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Old 09-23-2009, 11:58 AM   #1
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How to configure MailDrop/Spam assassin for ALL mailboxes


Hi guys,

I'm posting in this forum as this has to be a newb question, because what I want to achieve sounds so effing simple!

I have a server, running Fedora Core 6 (old I know...)
It has Maildrop and Postfix installed, working and delivering mail.
I have installed Spamassassin (using Yum) and started the service.

I have spent a long time looking on Google, but every tutorial I seem to find is using Dovecot, Pigeon, VPopMail, QMail or some other piece of software which muddies the water to the point I can no longer work out what the hell to do.

All I want to achieve is to have Spamassassin check all emails which are destined for local delivery (multiple mailboxes, across multiple domains), and mark the emails with the appropriate headers.

I think perhaps I need to edit a file called '/etc/maildroprc'? I read another tutorial which was using procmail, which required the editing of '/etc/procmailrc', and I seem to recall mention of a maildroprc file somewhere else.

However, I can't seem to find this file anywhere.

If someone could point me in the right direction I would be very, very grateful. I'm going to be away for the next 4 days, but I will be back on Monday should you require any further information off me.

Thanks for any help you can offer,
Dave
 
Old 09-30-2009, 06:06 PM   #2
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I read another tutorial which was using procmail, which required the editing of '/etc/procmailrc',
You need to install procmail, and edit or create the file to your needs
Look in
/usr/share/doc/procmail/
for some pointers
 
Old 10-09-2009, 04:50 AM   #3
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You need to install procmail, and edit or create the file to your needs
Look in
/usr/share/doc/procmail/
for some pointers
Hi,

Is it not possible to get SpamAssassin working with just Maildrop/Postfix then? Is procmail not an alternative to Maildrop or will it all work happily if I just install Procmail?

The server has a lot of mailboxes on there, and I don't want to risk breaking what I already have!

Cheers,
Dave
 
Old 10-09-2009, 06:49 AM   #4
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Take a lok at
http://www.ufsdump.org/papers/courier-imap-fc3.html
 
Old 10-14-2009, 05:46 AM   #5
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Fantastic! All working now, you're a savior!
 
Old 10-14-2009, 06:04 AM   #6
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Fantastic! All working now, you're a savior!
Glad it works.
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