spam: was Re: pine

Kenny Hitt kenny at
Wed Feb 16 10:10:18 EST 2005

Hi.  If you use Exim v 4, you might want to check out sa-exim.

sa-exim - Use SpamAssassin at SMTP time with the Exim v4 MTA

I haven't installed it yet, but I plan to sometime soon.  For now, I'm
like you and have to recieve the spam before deleting it.

Hope this helps.
On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 09:56:08AM -0500, Janina Sajka wrote:
> spamassassin is a great anti-spam bot. Only real downside, is that you
> do have to receive the spam locally before spamassassin can dispose of
> it, but it does work well. I see only about 10-12 spams a day, and I get
> several hundred emails a day.
> My spamassassin is configured to throw spam into its own mail folder,
> premarked for deletion. Ocassionally, I go in there and look to see if
> some message was put there erroneously. I haven't found any errors in
> the past months, and I'm always amazed at how many messages are there,
> when I do look. And, when I leave the folder, they're all gone, because
> they've already been marked for deletion, and my ua is set to delete on
> folder exit.

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