[Mimedefang] Different hit score between MIMEDefang and spamassassin

Jan-Pieter Cornet johnpc at xs4all.net
Wed Sep 22 05:32:36 EDT 2010

On 2010 Sep 21, at 22:14 , Clark Gabler IS-Consult wrote:
> I'm running Sendmail V8.13.8 ; MIMEDefang 2.70 ; Spamassassin V3.2.5
> My Spam checks are done through Sendmail -> MimeDefang Milter -> Multiplexor -> Mail::SpamAssasin Class
> I'm still receiving a big amount of junk mails whith a MIMEDefang score of 0.001 (as the result of my spam_assassin_check() in my filter).
> When I check the same mail using the spamassassin command line with my MIMEDefang config file, I have a high hit number, totally different from my 0.001 ?
> But this does not happen all the time! For some mails the hit through my "online chain" ar similar as the result I've got by manally invoking spamassassin and my "anti-spam" rules are fired.
> I use spamassassin -p /etc/mail/sa-mimedefang.cf -D < /tmp/JunkMail.msg to compare the score with what I add in my mail header. (yes, I tried with the defang user as well).
> Any suggestion or hint to solve that problem are welcomed.

hint: $SALocalTestsOnly

Jan-Pieter Cornet <johnpc at xs4all.net>
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