On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 11:41 -0500, Eben King wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Mike Branda wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 10:07 -0500, Eben King wrote:
> > >
> > > Since I posted that, I've received *no* spam that I can see. Not that
> > > I've received the usual amount but SA worked, zero pieces. This is
> > > troubling -- not that I miss it, but I wonder if I messed something up
> > > and messages are going directly to the bit-bucket, do not pass Go.
> > > ~/.procmailrc still starts with
> > >
> > > :0fw: spamassassin.lock
> > > * < 256000
> > > | spamassassin
> > >
> > > (At the top it says "SpamAssassin sample procmailrc".) I'm still
> > > getting non-spam (at least, enough to make me not worry _too_ much).
> > > How can I verify that stuff still works the way it should?
> > Send yourself the GTUBE test message:
> > http://spamassassin.apache.org/gtube/
> > and see if it gets caught and dropped in your spam folder.
> > Alternatively, or if that doesn't show up anywhere, I'd bump up the
> > logging on SA and procmail.
> OK, I went to that page, but I don't see any way to send mail from it. I'm
> using FF 1.5 on XP now; normally Opera 7.5 on Linux.
You can send it to yourself. Newer versions of SA allow this as it
doesn't pollute the auto-whitelist as it used to. Copy the string on
that page into the body of an e-mail with no spaces using your normal
e-mail client. Just don't train SA on it after it catches it. Use mutt
or another to delete the message from the alternate spam mbox.
> Bump up the logging?
spamassassin -D ? I know it logs errors to syslog but at a very quiet
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