[Mailman-Users] Spam assassin with mailman

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Mon Mar 6 23:53:46 CET 2006

Jonathan Larsen wrote:
> The issue we're having is that Mail comes in through our mail server.
> Shoots to Mailman.  Mailman then finds the list, sends the mail back
> to the 
> mail server and only then does the mail get hit by spam assassin.  If
> the 
> email was sent as a blacklisted spam, once it hits mailman it doesn't
> appear 
> that way to spam assassin anymore because it is seeing it come from
> mailman 
> and things it's okay thus sending it out.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to correct this problem?
> I showed my systems admin the spam assassin integration into mailman
> instructions but he's hesitant on it because the instructions I found
> haven't been touched since 2003.  im only human so maybe I didn't
> find the 
> most recent instructions.

Yes, it's old, but works just fine with current SA and MailMan.  I use it on

ALL my sites, including some high profile ones.

Larry Rosenman                     http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
Phone: +1 512-248-2683                 E-Mail: ler at lerctr.org
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