SpamAssassin-Milter accuracy...

Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at
Mon Jan 3 12:56:39 PST 2005

On 01/03/05 08:34 PM, Martin Hepworth sat at the `puter and typed:
> Eric
> you'll prob need to retrain the bayes filters ( or a good starter at
> also alot of rules from the can be useful.

I believe that's actually - the .html
is 404.

> Might want to look at some of the RBL.s and esp the URI rbl provided
> by and built into SA3.x

Use with care.  Some spam rbls are overly zealous, and often block out
whole netblocks just because one IP has been reported as an offender.

> Could ask on the sa-user list....

You have to subscribe - the list is now closed because the nature of
the traffic necessitates piping the list mail around SA.  Because of
this, spammers always knew they could get by spamassassin by sending
to the list.

> and backup the config:-)

Definitely.  And you might also want to keep a spam "sampler" around
for just such a case.  This can be used to get your bayes learner back
up to speed a little quicker.  IIRC, the bayes learner needs a minimum
number of messages to learn from before it will kick in and start

Louis LeBlanc               FreeBSD at
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