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From: Andy Druda
Date: 2007-04-12 15:11:32 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-spamc

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Anthony Howe wrote:
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> Andy Druda wrote:
>> It looks like milter-spamc can utilize users settings (I assume from 
>> ~user/.spamassassin/.user_prefs?) but is there any way to get user 
>> settings from a server other than the one the milter and spamc is 
>> running on?  I would rather not mount the entire user directory to the 
> 
> When user settings are used with milter-spamc, it assumes that the 
> local-part of the mail address is the user-id and passes that, unless 
> there are more than one recipient, in which case the profile of the last 
>   recipient specified is used, unless the spamd-user option is 
> specified, in which case that is used.

I was hoping this was the case.



> 
>> server with the milter on it.  Are the users prefs done in a different 
>> way that wont require a home directory for each user?  I would not mind 
>> a directory of all user preference files or a database or something like 
>> that.
> 
> SpamAssassin handle the user profiles. If you put SpamAssassin on the 
> machine where those profiles exist, then you can use an Internet socket 
> instead of a unix domain socket to contact the host running spamd. That 
> way you avoid having to mount the home directories for SpamAssassin.
> 

Since I would rather the relay contribute the CPU cycles for SA I assume 
this is not the solution I would prefer.  I like the idea of the 
database since it lends itself to some kind of web based, per user, 
management in the future.

Andy


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