[Mailman-Users] Spam assassin with mailman

Jonathan Larsen larsenj at sosstaffing.com
Tue Mar 7 01:58:16 CET 2006

It does do it on incoming mail but only after it's went to mailman and then
is going back to the MTA for final delivery. So basically right before it
hits the user.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:msapiro at value.net] 
Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 3:56 PM
To: Jonathan Larsen; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Spam assassin with mailman

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.

Why is your MTA doing spam detection on outgoing mail and not on
incoming mail? This seems exactly backwards to me.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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