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Article: 1254
From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2006-11-14 11:53:28 -0500
Subject: Re: Question about user passed by milter-spamc to spamd...

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Grant Taylor wrote:
> Today I tried switching SpamAssassin to pull it's user configs from an SQL 
> database.  I did managed to get it to work.  However I was surprised to find 
> that SpamAssassin was looking for user names that were the unix shell 
> account name and not the recipient email address.  Unfortunately this means 
> that SQL based user prefs will not provide what I'm needing to filter email 
> that is relayed through my server.
> Does any one know if SpamAssassin is receiving the user name to search for 
> from Milter-SpamC or if it is SpamAssassin its self that is doing the email 
> address to unix shell account translation?

With the appropriate option, -no-user-config,  milter-spamc will send 
the local-part of before the at-sign to spamd in the case of a single 
recipient, otherwise use the spamd-user in the case of multiple recipients.

Anthony C Howe          Skype: SirWumpus                    SnertSoft
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