[Dovecot] Delete antispam emails

David Reid david at jetnet.co.uk
Sat Apr 12 14:23:53 EEST 2008

Tom Hendrikx wrote:
> David Reid wrote:
>> I'm using dovecot with the antispam plugin to allow for training, but
>> how do I delete emails once they've been trained? If I delete them from
>> the folder using an email client they get retrained as valid emails when
>> they're moved to the trash folder! D'oh.
>> I'm looking, ideally, for a solution that doesn't need a script to be
>> run per user as I have a number of users using this feature. Also, the
>> cleanspam script doesn't seem to be able to find the folder I'm using
>> ('SpamTrain') so what format should I use?
>> Thanks.
>> david
> When you configure the trash folder in the antispam plugin correctly,
> messages moved from spam to trash are not retrained as ham. With
> Thunderbird as your client in default configuation, the dovecot plugin
> config should look like:
> antispam_trash: Trash
> antispam_spam: Junk

Hmm, I thought I had done that! These are the lines I have

  antispam_trash = trash;Trash;Deleted Items
  antispam_spam = SpamTrain;INBOX.SpamTrain

> You need to add the appropriate (default) folder names for all used
> clients though, or standardize the folders and let users adapt the
> settings in their clients.

Have I messed up the syntax? Thanks for the prompt reply!

> -- 
>     Tom
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> !DSPAM:16,48009999124071709054984!

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