[Mimedefang] spam score different from when scanning via mimedefang

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Thu Oct 16 12:36:17 EDT 2014

On 2014-10-16 12:13, Kevin A. McGrail wrote:

> I don't know that you are missing anything. I'm assuming time has
> elapsed between these two tests because you are showing different
> Bayes scores, different RBL hits, etc. which would indicate that the
> RBLs reactively added information after you received the email.

but why Bayes rules are so different? shouldn't they be relatively close 

> However, overall, I think I would focus on a few things to improve
> your installation and not focus on the MD vs CLI differences as I
> think that's a red-herring.  Someone else might notice something I'm
> not, though.
> 1 - URIBL_BLOCKED means your DNS queries are being blocked.  See
> https://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/DnsBlocklists under the first
> Q&A.  Short answer, install a caching local nameserver fixes this
> issue for most installations

Thanks i will try this.

> 2 - Your required score of 3.0 is very aggressively low.  We suggest 5
> and I often use 5.0 to 6.5 for more real world usage.
> 3 - Consider adding KAM.cf
> 4 - Switch AWL to TxRep

i will look into the 3 and 4 as well.
Thank you.

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