On 04/03/2018 22:46, David Jones wrote: >> Some us have very fine tuned SA's, and use less than 5.0 which was >> acceptable 10 years ago, but not in recent times, so a few .1's can mean >> user gets spam, V user doesnt get spam - I know what I prefer. > > That's great. It means you know what you are doing when you change the > default threshold to less than 5.0. In that case you need to change a lot of > other scores down too including RCVD_IN_IADB_* and the KAM.cf rules probably > score way too high for you as well.
They do, we have a largish list of custom scores, as most admins who know what they are doing would have, since SA never can cater for all sites in any default configuration, thus allowing us to fine tune scores to suite our own regions. > From what I have seen on this mailing list recommended for most SA admins is > to leave the default threshold of 5.0 and bump up the BAYES scores once you > have a well-trained Bayes DB. Augment default scores with meta rules that > combine rule hits to "amplify" some scores a bit based on your mail flow and > current spam campaigns. The default is exactly that, a default, it doesnt mean its the be all and end all, its just a fall back average for those who dont want to fine tune their systems. -- Kind Regards, Noel Butler This Email, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged information, therefore remains confidential and subject to copyright protected under international law. You may not disseminate, discuss, or reveal, any part, to anyone, without the authors express written authority to do so. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender then delete all copies of this message including attachments, immediately. Confidentiality, copyright, and legal privilege are not waived or lost by reason of the mistaken delivery of this message. Only PDF  and ODF  documents accepted, please do not send proprietary formatted documents Links: ------  http://www.adobe.com/  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenDocument