[clug] Sendmail, spamassassin and cyrus
steve at namsys.com.au
Sun Aug 17 23:51:51 EST 2003
Thanks anyway but I have been able to get this going.
Different than I thought but a useful learnig process.
> I was wondering if anyone could perhaps offer me advice on how to integrate
> spamassassin into our email server?
> We currently use sendmail as the mta. This is on a debian woody system. I
> installed cyrus as a mailer so we are able to use imap mail boxes. The
> delivery to
> cyrus as the internal mailer is done with a mailertable entry like:
> mail.domain.com.au cyrus:mail.domain.com.au
> This works well. We would now like to install spamassassin to provide mail
> herders to
> be used for filtering. My problem is that I currently don't use procmail
> spamassassin seems to rely on using it. My current idea is to enable
> procmail using:
> so sendmail knows about it as a local mailer and setup procmailrc rules to
> spamassassin. I would create a dummy host with MX pointing to myself use
> mailertable entries like this to get mail finally delivered to cyrus:
> mail.domain.com.au ` procmail:dummy.domain.com.au
> dummy.domain.com.au cyrus:mail.domain.com.au
> Can anyone please let me know if this is the correct approach? Or if not
> then what
> the correct one would be?
> Thanks for your time,
Stephen Hodgman steve at namsys.com.au
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