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Date:      Mon, 26 Jan 2004 10:25:25 -0600
From:      Eric F Crist <ecrist@adtechintegrated.com>
To:        "Matt Emmerton" <matt@gsicomp.on.ca>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Spam Assassin?
Message-ID:  <200401261026.07800.ecrist@adtechintegrated.com>
In-Reply-To: <000801c3e3b6$7bed5410$1200a8c0@gsicomp.on.ca>
References:  <200401242251.14708.ecrist@adtechintegrated.com> <200401252021.19637.ecrist@adtechintegrated.com> <000801c3e3b6$7bed5410$1200a8c0@gsicomp.on.ca>

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On Sunday 25 January 2004 08:45 pm, Matt Emmerton wrote:

> As for your "subscriber opt-out", this is easy to do.  When SpamAssassin
> runs, it creates a ~/.spamassassin directory in each user's homedir
> account. In here there is a file called "user_prefs", which contains
> per-user configuration.  To disable SpamAssassin for their account, you c=
an
> just change "required_hits" to a huge value, like 1000 or something that
> won't catch anything.  This effectively disables SpamAssassin for their
> account. (Well, all incoming mail will get filtered, so you'll still get
> the performance hit.  There's probably a better way for now, but this will
> get you started.)  You can create a CGI script that can edit this file, or
> have your postmaster@ handle user requests to opt-out manually.

Matt,

I wasn't expectinga  walk through, but I greatly appreciate it!  Thanks a l=
ot! =20
As for the subscriber opt-out, isn't it as simple as creating a .procmailrc=
=20
file in each users home directory to disable filtering, since it goes throu=
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procmail?

TIA
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Eric F Crist
AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc
(612) 998-3588
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