Postfix + MySQL + Courier-IMAP + SpamAssassin + ClamAV

Jesper Wallin z3l3zt at
Tue Apr 20 05:47:20 PDT 2004

> Jesper Wallin wrote:
>>Hello again dear list..
>>I have a working mail system which uses MySQL to authenticate. I have a virtual mail
>>system and uses Courier-imapd to access my mails (with squirrelmail). I've been
>> spending
>>this afternoon to find good docs/guides how to get Postfix to work with SpamAssassin
>> and
>>ClamAV, all docs I've found are written for local mail directories which uses procmail
>>to get the mails (so the mail is being scanned "by" procmail and not Postfix itself) ..
>>I have no experience at all of getting either SpamAssassin up and running and same goes
>>for ClamAV.. my goal is to get the postmaster send a mail like "A message sent from
>>foo at bar contained a virus.. bla bla" and to get SpamAssassin remove spam with the
>> number
>>of false alarms as small as possible.. (yeah, it might be a dream, but that's how I
>> want
>>it.).. I would be very happy of someone had any nice guide/howto/documentation on how
>> to
>>make this work with Postfix using the MySQL authentication system as well as the
>> virtual
>>Jesper Wallin
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> Have a look at amavisd-new, it's an excellent 'glue' between mail-server
> and scanning programs (like spamassassin and clamav).
> Lot's of documents can be found on how to install this combo.
> Rob Evers
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Hello again..

Yeah, I got it all working now with both SpamAssasin and ClamAV.. Finally I've got rid
of half my spam and all the viruses.. ;) All thanks to this guide/howto:


Jesper Wallin

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