Re: setting up spamassassin (alternative)
On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 09:27:36PM +0000, Alan Chandler wrote:
| On Wednesday 16 January 2002 2:33 am, dman wrote:
| > I'm now trying to set up spamassassin on my system, but am running
| > into some hurdles. I use exim as my MTA, so I'm following the guides
| > at
| > http://bogmog.sourceforge.net/document_show.php3?doc_id=28
| I have had a look at some of those (including briefly at that one) and they
| seemed a bit complicated to me. I "think" I have succeeded in making it work
| reasonably well in the last day or so using my own method which is documented
| below. Since this is debian, spamassassin is also bundled with spamc/spamd
| pair which is infact what I use.
That's cool. I haven't looked to see how to run spam[cd] yet.
| # This transport does a spam check to look for spam and then re-injects
| # the message into exim
| command = spamc | exim -oMr spam_checked -f $sender_address \$LOCAL_PART
| use_shell = true
Can anyone else comment on the fragility or robustness of this? I
think Paul's expansion to use "mailer-daemon" instead of the empty
string in $sender_address is good (otherwise the shell won't see any
arguments here). How about that $LOCAL_PART too?
| And thats it - it uses the same principals as the other schemes - but these
| seem to have long complicated perl scripts to do what I complete entirely
| within exim.
Right, though Paul and I have the command part set as a separate shell
script for now.
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