[Spambayes] server side spambayes

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Sat Nov 11 02:27:45 CET 2006

"Amedee Van Gasse" <amedee at amedee.be> writes:

> I am using spambayes for almost a year now, and I'm very happy with it.
> Most spam gets caught (>95%), and no false positives after initial
> training.
> Currently I am using spambayes as a procmail filter, in ~/.procmailrc.
> For training, I have a few imap folders: ham, unsure, spam, confirmed-ham,
> confirmed spam. On average, 1 or 2 messages per day arrive in one of the
> first 3 folders. I move them to one of the confirmed folders.
> (This setup is described somewhere on the wiki)
> A nightly cron job then trains on the confirmed folders.
> This works great, but it's client-side filtering so it only works for me.
> Recently my spouse showed interest in spambayes because the spam filtering
> that our isp does is - honestly - crap. Too many false positives and too
> many getting trough.
> I'm also hosting a few (low traffic) mailing lists on my server, for
> friends and for a few associations I'm in.
> Because of this, I am interested in using spambayes at the server level.

I'm doing something that sounds almost exactly like what you're doing,
except on the server side.  I'm using IMAP, which allows me to
maintain the folders on the server.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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