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Wed Apr 20 18:27:36 MDT 2005
Quoting Kirk <kirk at emstraffic.com>:
> I am attempting to setup Spamassassin on Redhat Enterprise 3.
> I have installed SpamAssassin version 3.0.2
> I am running sendmail 8.12.11.
> I have procmail, and know that it is working properly.
> I thought I should see new headers in the email such as spam_score or
> I do not see any new headers, I dont think its working.
> Please Help.
> /home/username/.procmailrc looks like
> | spamc
That should be adequate to test with. Mine looks like this:
* !^X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin.*ns1.jnielsen.net
* < 256000
| /usr/local/bin/spamc -d ns1.jnielsen.net
In a nutshell, that says "if spamassassin hasn't been run on this message
on this host and the message is smaller than 256K, run spamc."
I would make sure that spamd is running as well. I run it with these
"-a -x -d -u spamd -H /usr/home/spamd -i 126.96.36.199 -A 188.8.131.52
I have sendmail and spamassassin log to the same place (namely syslog), so
it's easy to watch the chain of events when a message comes in.
I hope this gives you an idea. I'm happy to answer any further specific
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