Thanks Benjamin! I didn't really know a qmail-scanner existed until I started posting.
Thanks to everyone else too. I'LL BE BACK! -----Original Message----- From: Benjamin Tomhave [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: March 19, 2003 6:39 PM To: John McGivern Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [vchkpw] Spam Assassin implementation I would suggest checking out http://qmail-scanner.sourceforge.net/ in order to learn about how qmail-scanner is setup and to help you figure out what's being called, etc. > -----Original Message----- > From: John McGivern [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2003 4:18 PM > To: Jonas Pasche; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: RE: [vchkpw] Spam Assassin implementation > > > Well, I think however the UNIX guy set this up before that it > does actually work - somehow (I'm obviously a little light on the > UNIX stuff compared to you guys!) I know that if these people > weren't getting mail I would be in big trouble so they are > receiving mail. And I know from looking in the queue that spam > messages are getting bounced back. > > I don't really know how to find out how the spam assassin is > being called. I don't really know anything about qmail-scanner > either. I guess I need to do some research on that. I would > just like to understand the whole process and know it is set up > properly because obviously it isn't set up properly :0 ;) > > Any ideas on where to start would be appreciated! > > Thanks, > > John McGivern > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jonas Pasche [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: March 19, 2003 2:38 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Spam Assassin implementation > > > Hi John, > > > Somebody else had set this up a while ago - I think it is working but > > I'm not sure if it is affecting other mail deliveries. > > Oh well, it is... > > > Basically I have spam assassin installed and I have a .qmail-default > > in every domain folder on my server. It looks like this: > > > > | /var/qmail/bin/preline -d /var/qmail/bin/bouncesaying \ > > "[message to bounce back if not SPAM]" > > | /home/vpopmail/bin/vdelivermail ' ' bounce-no-mailbox > > The first line simply bounces _everything_ back to the sender, telling > him it is spam. You don't actually call any SpamAssassin program in your > .qmail-default file - how do you expect SpamAssassin to be actually used > in your setup? ;-) > > > Does this look like it should work okay with spam assassin? > > Definitely not. > > > I notice others .qmil-default files look a little different. > > Theirs might be hopefully working ;-) > > Personally, I'd prefer qmail-scanner to mark all messages with a spam > analysis header, and then use dot-qmail filtering to sort them out > later. Try out this, if your mail server supports qmail-scanner with > SpamAssassin integration. You'll need the 822mess package from DJB to > get the "822field" program. > > $ cat .qmail-default > | bouncesaying "I don't want your spam" 822field X-Spam-Flag > /dev/null > | /home/vpopmail/bin/vdelivermail '' bounce-no-mailbox > > It's 822field in this case that checks for the presence of the > X-Spam-Flag header. If it's present, it bounces the message back to the > sender. If not, it continues with the next delivery instruction. > > Please be aware that qmailadmin occasionally rewrites .qmail-default, > causing your manual filtering rules to disappear! > > Jonas > > > >