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From Matias Lopez Bergero <>
Subject Re: question about token frequency
Date Wed, 02 Feb 2005 14:54:02 GMT
Jim Maul wrote:
> Matias Lopez Bergero wrote:
>> Theo Van Dinter wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 06:20:17PM -0300, Matias Lopez Bergero wrote:
>>>> I'm not very sure if the autolearn is working. How can I check that?
>>> The default headers will include a "autolearn=" snippet which will 
>>> let you
>>> know if autolearning has occured.  If you want to manually test, you 
>>> can run
>>> the message through "spamassassin -D" and it'll tell you what is 
>>> going on.
>> ok.
>> I receive a message marked as spam with an score of 19.10.
>> In my SA the auto learn threshold is set to 12.0 for spam, 
>> and I can't see the auto learn snippet on the message headers.
>> That means that auto learn isn't working?
>> I'm going to try passing the message through spamassassin with the 
>> debug flag and read the output.
> You should see something like:
> X-Spam-Status: No, hits=-4.9 required=5.0 tests=BAYES_00 autolearn=ham
>     version=2.64
> However, the score being higher than the autolearn threshold is not 
> enough to determine whether or not it is autolearned.  The score has to 
> be high enough, but there also has to be a certain number of points from 
> scores that check headers and a certain number of points from scores 
> that check body.  I dont know the exact numbers but if you look around 
> on the sa site im sure you'll find them.

Thanks Jim,
I'm going to lookup sa site for that.


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