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Article: 1543
From: Andy Druda
Date: 2007-04-12 15:15:30 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-spamc

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Grant Taylor wrote:
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> On 04/11/07 18:12, 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 
>> 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.
> 
> I believe you can configure milter-spamc to get user preferences from an 
> SQL database.  However, when doing so milter-spamc passes just the local 
> part of the recipient email address to spamc, not the entire recipient 
> email address.  This is probably fine for most people.  However if you 
> are wanting to run SpamAssassin on messages as they pass through your 
> system, as in a spam filtering mail relay, you have more problems 
> getting user settings b/c there is not the full email address.  I have 
> started using spamass-milter for this reason.  Either milter-spamc or 
> spamass-milter should work just fine for an individual receiving company.
> 
> If you are pulling user preferences from an SQL database, you could have 
> multiple scanning nodes pull from a central repository with out a problem.
> 
> Is this what you are wanting?
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> 
> 
> Grant. . . .
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yep.  Small private college; one domain only so local part is just fine.

Andy

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