[Dovecot] Antispam plugin custom behavior?

Hugo Monteiro hugo.monteiro at fct.unl.pt
Wed Jun 11 19:41:31 EEST 2008

Kyle Wheeler wrote:
> On Wednesday, June 11 at 05:01 PM, quoth Hugo Monteiro:
>> Have you tried the plugin using the mailtrain backend?
> The antispam plugin? No, I haven't... mostly because it looks like no 
> matter which backend I use, I'd have to alter the user-visible 
> interface to my training system (which I don't really want to do), and 
> it still doesn't handle the "altered message" problem.
>> Basically it will forward the message, as attachment, to spam/notspam 
>> addresses that you define. That includes the use of a %u variable 
>> expansion, if you choose to use retrain addresses like like 
>> spam-username at domain.com or something. I've been pretty happy with 
>> with it and it scales a lot better than piping the message into a 
>> retrain command, since the mail system itself will handle the load in 
>> a more intelligent way.
> Hmmm, load is something I hadn't thought about... (the system I'm 
> working with at the moment has plenty of capacity to spare). That's a 
> good point.
> However, one of the goals here is to make it so that if a user 
> identifies a message that has been mistakenly tagged as spam (and 
> "sanitized" by SpamAssassin, e.g. via the "report_safe" setting), they 
> can get the message corrected (and back to its original form) 
> immediately. As it is, they have to put it into the NotSpam folder and 
> wait a couple minutes for the message to reappear in the INBOX 
> (because the cron job only runs every so often).
> ~Kyle

No need to reply to the other message regarding the "why". ;)

Has for what you're saying .. maybe it could be possible to extend the 
plugin to remove/add headers.. Though i have no idea on the impact that 
would have on IMAP clients...


Hugo Monteiro.

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