[Mimedefang] mimedefang letting some spams through...why?

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Sun Jan 31 12:02:52 EST 2010

Tony wrote:

> I have mimedefang set to 'action_bounce' emails that are labelled as
> spam by spamassassin. But I'm confused why mimedefang has let 3 emails
> through to my inbox even though they're labelled [SPAM] in the subject
> line and with a spamassassin score of >10. It doesn't make sense because
> my daily mail log shows 10 emails rejected by mimedefang because they
> were clearly spam so mimedefang appears to be working properly. Why
> would it bounce some and let others through?

Your question is meaningless until we see your filter.  MIMEDefang
itself is just a framework for mail filtering.  It's up to you to
write the filtering rules.

-- David.

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