[Mailman-Users] spam filter not working

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Jul 4 17:22:08 CEST 2015

On 07/03/2015 09:03 AM, Bernie Cosell wrote:
> I've looked through the FAQs and the archives and my spam filters *OUGHT* 
> to work.  But it seems they're not and I don't know why.
> I have a spam filter set to 'hold':
> X-Spam-Level:\s*\*\*\*
> And a message with these headers just got blasted out to the list:
> X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.3.2 (2011-06-06) on 
> box913.bluehost.com
> X-Spam-Level: ********
> X-Spam-Status: No, score=8.0 required=10.0 
> 	autolearn=no version=3.3.2
> Do I have the RE wrong somehow?  THANKS!

I would use


but yours should match any with 3 or more stars, in particular the one

Is it possible it was held and approved? Check Mailman's 'vette' log or
check the received massage for an X-Mailman-Approved-At: header.

Do you have other header_filter_rules? In particular, one before this
with an action of Accept?

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

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