Spam config

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by misterm, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. misterm

    misterm Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Hello with all

    I have a prob, with the antispam, because when I put it in "High Threshold", I receive more Spam, like front, am this normal, am necessary it to configure how the antispam then, so that I do not receive any more these messages of shit...

    :confused: MM
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Thats normal. You have to lower the treshold to receive less spam.

    Spamassassin works this way:

    1) Many tests are run on every email to detect if it is spam.
    2) Every test has a score, if the test is positive the score of this test is added to the score of the message.
    3) You will get a resulting score from e.g. 1.5 + 2 + 1 = 4.5
    4) If your spam treshold in ISPConfig is equal or below 4.5 the message is handled as spam.

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