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Apache SpamAssassin is a free and open source mail filter written in Perl

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SpamAssasin TLD blocking

I have configured spamassasin in my hosting to block some spammer TLDs. The blacklist email is just as this: @.asia @.bar @.best @.bid @.buzz @.cam @.casa @.cloud @.club @.cyou @.diet @.digital @.fun @...
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SpamAssassin not detect rule if iso file attached

Recently I've been getting a lot of spam emails with the DHL_Tracking,pdf.iso file attached. I checked the rules saved in local.cf, there is no problem. But I noticed that SpamAssassin is not able to ...
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Prevent use of procmailrc by some users

We have an e-mail server running Postfix (SMTP) and Dovecot (POP/IMAP) on Debian 10. Users cannot log directly on it (SSH), but have access to their homes through NFS. We would like to use Procmail to ...
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How do I upgrade SpamAssassin?

When I try to update SpamAssassin, it says it has the latest version. # cpanm Mail::SpamAssassin Mail::SpamAssassin is up to date. (3.004004) However, the latest version says it is 3.4.4. https://...
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How do I stop SpamAssassin cron job from mailing me errors?

I have a cron job for SpamAssassin to update, but it keeps sending me the errors. How can I stop the SpamAssasin job from emailing me? This is the email that I get: Subject: Cron <root@kizbit> /...
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How do I edit the crontab for SpamAssassin updates on CentOS 6?

I receive this email daily: From: Cron Daemon Subject: Cron <root@server> /usr/share/spamassassin/sa-update.cron 2>&1 | tee -a /var/log/sa-update.log UTF-16 surrogate 0xd800 at /usr/...
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what's the difference between using RBLs and anti-spam software?

My doubt is, is it too different to use RBLs instead of anti-spam programs? (like SpamAssassin) I've a Postfix + Dovecot server with some RBLs in Postfix, and disabled SpamAssassin because it was ...
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Spamassassin per user databases configuration

For each e-mail user I want to use his own bayes database. The databases are located at /home/spamd/[domain]/[user], for example /home/spamd/example.com/testuser with 2 files: bayes_seen and ...
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DKIM section shows verified and enabled in AWS SES console but spam checker tool shows Your message is not signed with DKIM

I am using AWS SES to send emails. My domain is verified. So any sender email under this domain should be allowed. DKIM section shows it's enabled and verified. I have added _amazonses TXT record in ...
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Mail getting stuck in queueu with Postfix/Spamassassin

Happy Star Wars day everyone. I'm having trouble with a fresh postfix + spamassassin + dovecot +amavis install on Debian Stretch. Incoming mail is hung up in the queue with a "mail transport ...
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How to get my Debian server delisted from RBL

My server running on Debian 7 (wheezy) was listed on an RBL (Realtime-Blackhole-List) for spamming email (twice). I have changed root password, installed spammassassin, reconfigured postfix to ...
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All name servers should resolve to IP addresses

when i check my domain for spam in https://toolbox.googleapps.com/apps/checkmx/check?domain=mydomain.com i am getting error All name servers should resolve to IP addresses. Name servers that don't ...
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How To Configure a Mail Server Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, and SpamAssassin and Sieve to move to Spam / Junk folder

I created a mailserver using this https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin It works, but I get tons of e-mails ...
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Ubuntu with plesk 17 spamassasin not working

at the moment I got very much spam mails. All of them are polish and have a spamscore of more then 5.5. So I thought yeah easys just adjust spamassasin in my plesk panel to 5 and the spam is ...
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spamassassin - filtering specific Cyrillic/Russian UTF-8 letters (base64 encoded)

I am having some trouble setting up my personal spamassassin rules. My problem: I get a lot of Russian spam with Cyrillic letters, many in UTF-8. Because of that, searching for a charset is not ...
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Why am I receiving every spam mail twice?

For about a year now, I have noticed that almost every junk mail I get comes in is duplicated -- the exact same mail, received at my email address twice, about 3 minutes apart. I've checked for ...
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SpamAssassin gives the HTML_IMAGE_ONLY_12 label although we don't send images in emails

So we did some SPAM tests on the emails we're sending, and SpamAssassin gives the HTML_IMAGE_ONLY_12 label to this email. The description says This may indicate a message using an image instead of ...
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spamd is using a LOT of CPU credits on my AWS EC2 instance

I've got a EC2 micro instance on AWS and running spamassassin. It's been consistently using about 0.5 CPU credits within a 5 minute period lately. (This means that my CPU is running at 50% over a 5 ...
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Did I install 2 versions of spamassassin on Ubuntu 14.04?

Now I have been struggling to install spamassassin. As a new user of linux I'm trying to make sense of information the Ubuntu system gives me. Command getent passwd returns among others: debian-spamd:...
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How to reliably configure custom Spamassassin rules with Amavisd (on Ubuntu)

I've used Amavisd with Spamassassin for years... my configuration used to 'work' (though it may never have been "right") now, it appears as if /etc/spamassassin/local.cf configuration is ignored when ...
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Spamassassin does not start on ubuntu server

After installing Spamassassin on my Ubuntu server, spamassassin does not start. In the past I once had it running, then deinstalled it. Perhaps there is something left of this install that blocks it ...
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"Procmail" component of getmail - spamassassin - procmail - mu4e

I'm a newbie trying to work out the following mail solution on a laptop where I'm the only user: getmail - spamassassin - procmail - mu4e (an emacs mail program) Right now I'm succeeding at getmail ...
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Add custom SpamAssassin rules to e-mail header

Is there a way to configure SpamAssassin to show any custom rules that an e-mail matches in the incoming headers, as the built-in rules do? For example, I have the following: Content analysis ...
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How to block spam email by subject in zimbra

How can I block spam email by subject? I did tried following this, but it doesn't work. It uses custom_header_checks and define some parameters, I did try such parameters and restart the services but ...
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Strange emails in postfix queue

Currently I am not sending any emails, I have postfix and dovecot installed but in the in the postfix mail queue I see strange emails almost every minute, i dont know from where is this spam ...
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Disable Clamav / Amavis / SA in Postfix on Debian

I would like to disable Clamav / Amavis / SpamAssasin in Postfix on Debian Squeeze 6.0.8 as I have I outsourced my AV to other server. I tried commenting content_filter and receive_override_options ...
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Reject forged emails with spamassassin from own email address

Lately I've been receiving ~10 emails per day from myself. It's my own domain hosted on my own server (at home). I'm running openpanel and spamassassin. How can I configure spamassassin to block such ...
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How to integrate Thunderbird with SpamAssassin running on the server?

I'm trying to integrate SpamAssassin running on a server with Thunderbird. Basically I need to be able to select several emails in Thunderbird and send them back to SpamAssassin for training, either ...
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How to stop demonize version of spamd

Recently I've been using the daemon version of spamassassin (spamd) in Centos. In some circumstances I need to stop the daemon. What is the best way to do that? I'm used to stopping the mailserver ...
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How do I raise the SmarterMail maximum scanning size for a message?

I've got this one spammer sending really lengthy spam. They're brilliant, these guys are top notch and I'd suggest anyone who wants to spam the hell out well configured spamassassin protected boxes ...
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Using sa-learn on already filtered mails?

To have spamassasin working correctly you need to train it: feeding it ham and spam messages. But what happens when you feed it spam messages which have already been processed? And by that I mean: ...
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