[Spambayes] Spambayes Configuration with Norton Antivirus
tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Mon May 10 02:54:19 EDT 2004
> Problem is I am now without email virus
> scanning protection.
> I saw one user was instructed to put "pop3.norton.antivirus"
> or something like that into to the spambayes server config
> to set up a Server->Norton->SpamBayes->email client chaining...
> I know above is not exactly what I tried, but I do know
> that I tried the exact text I saw in the discussion list
> posting but this didnt work for me.
It's not working for him, either, yet :) (I don't have Norton, and don't
use OE, so am answering blind, to a certain extent. I have read that others
have successfully done this, though, so it can be done. (If only they were
Keep watching the "RE: [Spambayes] Spambayes on Outlook Express" thread -
the instructions should apply equally to you. If I understand things
rightly now, Norton requires that it be connected to by SpamBayes, which
means that you need to chain like:
OE <-> Norton <-> SpamBayes <-> Mail Server
So set SpamBayes to connect to the mail server, but proxy on 8110. Leave OE
connecting to Norton (which I gather it does as soon as you enable Norton).
Then tell Norton that your mail server is localhost 8110.
Please always include the list (spambayes at python.org) in your replies
(reply-all), and please don't send me personal mail about SpamBayes. This
way, you get everyone's help, and avoid a lack of replies when I'm busy.
More information about the Spambayes