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All name servers should resolve to IP addresses

Basically they're asking you to add an A record for your NS domain. That means, that if you have ns1.domain.com which is your NS record, it should also have at least an A record with an IP address. ...
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"Procmail" component of getmail - spamassassin - procmail - mu4e

I would suggest using fetchmail (with mda option) instead of getmail. getmail configuration: ~/.getmail/getmailrc - deliver via procmail To deliver with an external MDA: [destination] type = ...
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How to reliably configure custom Spamassassin rules with Amavisd (on Ubuntu)

1st question: First, and to be clear: The Spamassassin configuration files ARE used - they are not 'skipped'. I have seen others report that they are not used at all. I know you saw this faq link, ...
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How To Configure a Mail Server Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, and SpamAssassin and Sieve to move to Spam / Junk folder

This is how is solved it (it took 7 months): apt install dovecot-sieve dovecot-managesieved nano /etc/dovecot/conf.d/90-plugin.conf Add or set in: protocol lmtp { mail_plugins = $...
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what's the difference between using RBLs and anti-spam software?

what's the difference between using RBLs and anti-spam software? RBL reference known spammers IP. Anti-spam software analyse email content looking for well-known pattern to guess if mail is a spam. ...
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Prevent use of procmailrc by some users

One way to force Procmail to stop here and now is to simply deliver the message. Inside of /etc/procmailrc I guess you explicitly want to DROPPRIVS first. DROPPRIVS=yes :0: $DEFAULT Depending on what ...
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How do I upgrade SpamAssassin?

SpamAssasin $VERSION format $VERSION 3.004004 means version 3.4.4. Spamassassin encodes this way three positive integers into single number. You can check "raw source" at metacpan.org. Its ...
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what's the difference between using RBLs and anti-spam software?

Rejecting SMTP sessions from IP addresses listed in RBL/DNSBL is (relatively) cheap. Full mail checks are much more resource hungry and should avoid processing "trivial cases". Do not think about ...
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spamassassin - filtering specific Cyrillic/Russian UTF-8 letters (base64 encoded)

Obviously, spamassassin is not decoding this (properly). I have not found any possibility to get this working It works for me with Ubuntu 14.04, spamassassin 3.4, Perl 5.18.2, locale: fr_FR.UTF-8. ...
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SpamAssassin gives the HTML_IMAGE_ONLY_12 label although we don't send images in emails

Sometimes there are hidden image beacons embedded in emails so they can be tracked. SendGrid, for example, does this, as most email services do. Doug D Smartlab Software
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spamd is using a LOT of CPU credits on my AWS EC2 instance

Spamd is not something which is scheduled. Its run whenever a process calls it. There is no simple bullet, and a lot of the answer is "it depends on your setup", but (assuming you have a normallish ...
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Spamassassin does not start on ubuntu server

Install the following utility # aptitude install dos2unix and then convert /etc/init.d/spamassassin # dos2unix /etc/default/spamassassin dos2unix: converting file /etc/default/spamassassin to Unix ...
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How to stop demonize version of spamd

Log in SSH as root and run: /scripts/spamassassindisable Today I was having trouble with spamd and needed to stop it in order to find out what was going on in my VPS and found somewhere only how to ...
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