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Re: FC3 Mail Server Spam Assassin



On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 11:32 -0500, Erich Carlson wrote:
> When evolution detects spam it moves it to the junk email folder.
> 
> Erich
> 
> On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 12:28 -0400, Bob Chiodini wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 10:30 -0500, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 07:42 -0400, Bob Chiodini wrote:
> > > > How should I set up SPAM Assassin/sendmail to filter email for all
> > > > users?
> > > > 
> > > > I have FC3 running fetchmail and Cyrus IMAP for my family and noticed
> > > > that only the mail read by Evolution passes through spamd.  The kids and
> > > > the wife use Thunderbird and Outlook Express on windows. Their email
> > > > apparently does not run through spamd.
> > > > 
> > > > I'm guessing MIMEDefang as a sendmail milter.  Is the the accepted
> > > > method?  Could it be done with sieve?
> > > > 
> > > > Bob...
> > > 
> > > I am using spamass-milter.  It is positively trivial to set up and
> > > allows you to do things like set thresholds for outright rejection of
> > > spam.  I have an RPM for it if you want.
> > > 
> > > Thomas
> > > 
> > Thomas,
> > 
> > Thanks for the info.  I'll pursue this when I get home.
> > 
> > If I understand Alexander's reply this morning, I must do something with
> > Evolution.  Probably turn off Junk mail filtering so that it does not
> > run the email through spamd twice.  The next question is what happens to
> > mail marked as spam when evolution processes it, do I have to make a
> > custom filter?
> > 
> > Bob...
> > 
> 
> 

And it works well, but what if I want to externally filter the email
(through mimedefang/spam assassin, etc.)?  What must I do to the
Evolution settings such that the externally filtered email still ends up
in the junk folder?

Bob...



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