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From Chip <jeffsch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Turn OFF SA spam filtering but keep ON header examination
Date Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:33:07 GMT
That sounds doable.  If I score everything 0 or 999 will things be
overwritten in local.cf on update or elsewhere?

What you are suggesting sounds like a reasonable course of action.

On 01/18/2018 03:29 PM, David Jones wrote:
> On 01/18/2018 02:09 PM, Chip wrote:
>> Newbie excited to use the features of SpamAssassin for a new project
>> that needs to flag inbound email for sorting into folders  (this can be
>> done via cpanel-level filtering) based on keywords in headers (header
>> search by SA).
>>
>> This is a Centos 6.9 machine running cpanel/WHM 11.68.0.23 and
>> SpamAssassin version 3.4.1 running on Perl version 5.10.1.
>>
>> I would like to TURN OFF any and all Spam Identification features and
>> only leave behind SpamAssassin's examination of headers and subsequent
>> Subject modification based on keywords in headers (such as keywords in
>> DKIM or SPF, etc)
>>
>> 1) Can this be done, and;
>>
>> 2) What tweaks need to be made to SA in its configuration files to make
>> it happen, and;
>>
>> 3) what else is recommended here.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>
> Not exactly sure what you want to disable but setting a score of 0
> will disable a rule.  You may need to gather up a list of all rules
> and score most of them 0 in your local.cf.
>
> You might just set the required score to 999 in whatever is launching
> spamassassin so it doesn't block anything.  Then have MDA (Dovecot
> sieve) rules to sort into folders based on hits in the X-Spam-Status
> header.
>
> I do something similar for my spamassassin masscheck box where I
> intentionally let down my defenses at the MTA not using any RBLs and
> then sort messages into a Ham or Spam folder based on score and rule
> hits.
>


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