Where is the SpamAssassin configuration file?

Where is the SpamAssassin configuration file?

The SpamAssassin configuration files live by default in /usr/share/spamassassin and /etc/mail/spamassassin. Note that all files with a . cf extension are read in alphabetically at spamassassin startup time. The site-wide configuration is by convention called local.cf and should be placed in /etc/mail/spamassassin.

How do you use SpamAssassin?

How to use SpamAssassin

  1. Log in to cPanel through your dashboard.
  2. Click on My cPanel.
  3. Go to the Mail section.
  4. Click on the Spam Filters icon.
  5. Click Process New Emails and Mark them as Spam button to enable it.
  6. Click Process New Emails and Mark them as Spam button to disable it.

What is SpamAssassin score?

What is the SpamAssassin Score? The SpamAssassin score tells us how likely an email is to be spam. Each test has a number associated with it, often a small number like 0.1 or –0.2. As messages are analyzed, the software keeps a running total, adding the individual test results to produce a combined score.

How do I block SpamAssassin?

How to Blacklist or Whitelist in SpamAssassin

  1. Click the “Spam Filters” icon:
  2. Double check that SpamAssassin is enabled:
  3. Click “Show Additional Configurations”:
  4. You can then click the “Edit Spam Settings” button for the whitelist or blacklist:

What is spam score in Cpanel?

Apache SpamAssassin is a tool which filters spam messages that go in your mailbox, based on spam characteristics. If the score of the incoming message is higher than the value you have determined (by default, the score set in SpamAssassin is 5), the tool will “tell” the mail server to delete the message.

How do I configure SpamAssassin?

How to Configure the SpamAssassin Score Setting

  1. Click the ‘Spam Filters’ link on the main cPanel dashboard. Click on “Spam Filters”
  2. Click on the ‘Spam Threshold Score’ link.
  3. Adjust the Spam Threshold Score to your desired level.

Who uses SpamAssassin?

Companies Currently Using SpamAssassin

Company Name Website Country
cPanel cpanel.net US
Modern Technology Solutions Inc. mtsi-va.com US
Mercateo mercateo.com DE
Conseil régional du Centre-Val de Loire centre-valdeloire.fr FR

How do I whitelist in SpamAssassin?

To safelist individual addresses or domains in SpamAssassin:

  1. Open /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf in your favorite editor for system-wide safelisting.
  2. Append whitelist_from_rcvd {address or domain you want to safelist preceded by “*@”} {domain name which must be present in the Received headers}

How do I configure spam assassin?

How do I check my spam score?

Right now, you can find Spam Score inside Moz’s Link Explorer, both in the top metrics (just below domain/page authority) and in its own tab labeled “Spam Analysis.” Spam Score is only available for Pro subscribers right now, though in the future, we may make the score in the metrics section available to everyone (if …

What is SpamAssassin cPanel?

Apache SpamAssassin is a user-friendly email utility which examines incoming mail for different spam characteristics. It uses various network tests and spam filtering to get an overall score in order to decide whether the mail should be considered as spam or not.

Where are the default rules located in SpamAssassin?

If you want to look at the default rules that are distributed with SpamAssassin, they are located by default in /usr/local/share/spamassassin. Although you can add or update the rules located here, this can cause problems when upgrading to future versions of SpamAssassin.

What happens if you change the SpamAssassin ruleset?

/usr/share/spamassassin will be deleted and replaced by the new default ruleset. All your hard work and customization will be lost. I’d only put changes in those files if it’s a temporary fix for a bug in a rule that you expect will be fixed in the next version of SA. (ie: if there’s a typo-fix in CVS, you might edit your .cf to match it).

How does a SpamAssassin score a message?

SpamAssassin uses a set of rules that control how it scores each message. It considers each rule in turn and if it determines that a rule applies to or matches the message, then that rule’s score is added to the message’s overall score.

How to customize the behavior of SpamAssassin?

You can use that file to customize SpamAssassin’s behavior for your messages. To create an empty config file, from a command prompt on one of our Linux clients, run the following commands: The most common thing to customize is your spam score threshold.