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Date:      Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:05:39 -0500
From:      Noel <noeldude@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: using pkg for postfix/spamassassin install
Message-ID:  <55418DF3.4000102@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <55416FEB.3020101@gmail.com>
References:  <55416FEB.3020101@gmail.com>

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On 4/29/2015 6:57 PM, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> Hello list.
>
> For many years been using postfix/qpopper for email service on my
> lan with no problems. Now I want to add spamassassin in
> preperation so I can also admin my public domain name on my own
> computer instead of having my domain hoster do it for me.
>
> This is a list of my goals,
>   make email password required to send/receive email.
>   have email tagged with word "spam" in email subject line.
>   have spam email list all the spamassassin tests with scores in the
>   header so they can be seen.
>   don't have postfix duplicate any test that spamassassion is doing.
>   Use the pkg version of postfix & spamassassin.
>   Don't use any custom scripts
>   Can NOT be used as a relay email server by the public.
>   Auto-forward some old unused email address to a current email
> address.
>   use port 5225 instead of port 25.
>
>
> Now I have read many postfix spamassassin config howtos, but they
> are all out dated, using previous versions of freebsd or old
> versions of postfix and or spamassassin. And for sure none of them
> talk about using the new pkg versions. I have based my config on
> this howto http://www.freebsdonline.com/content/view/556/506/
>
> When I run with the following config files I get this error over
> and over again until I postfix stop. Any help would be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Apr 29 17:58:25 powerman sendmail[1915]: t3TLwPYV001915:
> SYSERR(spamd): Too many hops 27 (25 max): from MAILER-DAEMON via
> localhost, to bob@powerman.com
> Apr 29 17:58:40 powerman sendmail[1941]: t3TLweS4001941:
> SYSERR(spamd): Too many hops 27 (25 max): from MAILER-DAEMON via
> localhost, to MAILER-DAEMON@powerman.com

You have the sendmail package installed, along with postfix.  Remove
or disable sendmail.

What's happening is that sendmail submits mail via SMTP back to
postfix, which causes a mail loop.

>
>
> /usr/local/etc/postfix/master.cf
> #
> # Postfix master process configuration file.  For details on the
> format
> # of the file, see the master(5) manual page (command: "man 5
> master" or
> # on-line: http://www.postfix.org/master.5.html).
> #
> # Do not forget to execute "postfix reload" after editing this file.
> #
> #
> ==========================================================================
> # service type  private unpriv  chroot  wakeup  maxproc command +
> args
> #               (yes)   (yes)   (no)    (never) (100)
> #
> ==========================================================================
> smtp      inet  n       -       n       -       -       smtpd
>    -o content_filter=spamassassin
>
> #smtp      inet  n       -       n       -       1       postscreen
> #smtpd     pass  -       -       n       -       -       smtpd
> #dnsblog   unix  -       -       n       -       0       dnsblog
> #tlsproxy  unix  -       -       n       -       0       tlsproxy
> #submission inet n       -       n       -       -       smtpd
> #  -o syslog_name=postfix/submission
> #  -o smtpd_tls_security_level=encrypt
> #  -o smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes
> #  -o smtpd_reject_unlisted_recipient=no
> #  -o smtpd_client_restrictions=$mua_client_restrictions
> #  -o smtpd_helo_restrictions=$mua_helo_restrictions
> #  -o smtpd_sender_restrictions=$mua_sender_restrictions
> #  -o smtpd_recipient_restrictions=
> #  -o smtpd_relay_restrictions=permit_sasl_authenticated,reject
> #  -o milter_macro_daemon_name=ORIGINATING
> #smtps     inet  n       -       n       -       -       smtpd
> #  -o syslog_name=postfix/smtps
> #  -o smtpd_tls_wrappermode=yes
> #  -o smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes
> #  -o smtpd_reject_unlisted_recipient=no
> #  -o smtpd_client_restrictions=$mua_client_restrictions
> #  -o smtpd_helo_restrictions=$mua_helo_restrictions
> #  -o smtpd_sender_restrictions=$mua_sender_restrictions
> #  -o smtpd_recipient_restrictions=
> #  -o smtpd_relay_restrictions=permit_sasl_authenticated,reject
> #  -o milter_macro_daemon_name=ORIGINATING
> #628       inet  n       -       n       -       -       qmqpd
> pickup    unix  n       -       n       60      1       pickup
> cleanup   unix  n       -       n       -       0       cleanup
> qmgr      unix  n       -       n       300     1       qmgr
> #qmgr     unix  n       -       n       300     1       oqmgr
> tlsmgr    unix  -       -       n       1000?   1       tlsmgr
> rewrite   unix  -       -       n       -       -      
> trivial-rewrite
> bounce    unix  -       -       n       -       0       bounce
> defer     unix  -       -       n       -       0       bounce
> trace     unix  -       -       n       -       0       bounce
> verify    unix  -       -       n       -       1       verify
> flush     unix  n       -       n       1000?   0       flush
> proxymap  unix  -       -       n       -       -       proxymap
> proxywrite unix -       -       n       -       1       proxymap
> smtp      unix  -       -       n       -       -       smtp
> relay     unix  -       -       n       -       -       smtp
> #       -o smtp_helo_timeout=5 -o smtp_connect_timeout=5
> showq     unix  n       -       n       -       -       showq
> error     unix  -       -       n       -       -       error
> retry     unix  -       -       n       -       -       error
> discard   unix  -       -       n       -       -       discard
> local     unix  -       n       n       -       -       local
> virtual   unix  -       n       n       -       -       virtual
> lmtp      unix  -       -       n       -       -       lmtp
> anvil     unix  -       -       n       -       1       anvil
> scache    unix  -       -       n       -       1       scache
> #
> #
> ====================================================================
> # Interfaces to non-Postfix software.
> #
> spamassassin unix  -    n       n       -       -       pipe
>    user=spamd argv=/usr/local/bin/spamc -f -e
>    /usr/sbin/sendmail -oi -f ${sender} ${recipient}
>
>
>
> /usr/local/etc/postfix/main.cf
> biff = no
> syslog_facility = local5
> disable_dns_lookups = yes
> mailbox_size_limit = 100000000
> message_size_limit = 100000000
> ## 9999 value disables compatibility function
> compatibility_level = 9999
> smtputf8_enable = no
>
>
>
>
> /usr/local/etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf
> # This is the right place to customize your installation of
> SpamAssassin.
> #
> # See 'perldoc Mail::SpamAssassin::Conf' for details of what can be
> # tweaked.
> #
> # Only a small subset of options are listed below
> #
> ###########################################################################
>
>
> #   Add *****SPAM***** to the Subject header of spam e-mails
> #
>  rewrite_header Subject *****SPAM*****
>
>
> #   Save spam messages as a message/rfc822 MIME attachment instead of
> #   modifying the original message (0: off, 2: use text/plain
> instead)
> #
>  report_safe 1
>
>
> #   Set which networks or hosts are considered 'trusted' by your mail
> #   server (i.e. not spammers)
> #
> # trusted_networks 212.17.35.
>
>
> #   Set file-locking method (flock is not safe over NFS, but is
> faster)
> #
> # lock_method flock
>
>
> #   Set the threshold at which a message is considered spam
> (default: 5.0)
> #
> # required_score 5.0
>
>
> #   Use Bayesian classifier (default: 1)
> #
> # use_bayes 1
>
>
> #   Bayesian classifier auto-learning (default: 1)
> #
> # bayes_auto_learn 1
>
>
> #   Set headers which may provide inappropriate cues to the Bayesian
> #   classifier
> #
> # bayes_ignore_header X-Bogosity
> # bayes_ignore_header X-Spam-Flag
> # bayes_ignore_header X-Spam-Status
>
>
> #   Some shortcircuiting, if the plugin is enabled
> #
> ifplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Shortcircuit
> #
> #   default: strongly-whitelisted mails are *really* whitelisted
> now, if the
> #   shortcircuiting plugin is active, causing early exit to save
> CPU load.
> #   Uncomment to turn this on
> #
> # shortcircuit USER_IN_WHITELIST       on
> # shortcircuit USER_IN_DEF_WHITELIST   on
> # shortcircuit USER_IN_ALL_SPAM_TO     on
> # shortcircuit SUBJECT_IN_WHITELIST    on
>
> #   the opposite; blacklisted mails can also save CPU
> #
> # shortcircuit USER_IN_BLACKLIST       on
> # shortcircuit USER_IN_BLACKLIST_TO    on
> # shortcircuit SUBJECT_IN_BLACKLIST    on
>
> #   if you have taken the time to correctly specify your
> "trusted_networks",
> #   this is another good way to save CPU
> #
> # shortcircuit ALL_TRUSTED             on
>
> #   and a well-trained bayes DB can save running rules, too
> #
> # shortcircuit BAYES_99                spam
> # shortcircuit BAYES_00                ham
>
> endif # Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Shortcircuit
>
>
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