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Re: mail relay question

From: Michael Grant
Subject: Re: mail relay question
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 17:04:11 +0100

On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 15:53:37 -0000, Giles Coochey
<address@hidden> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:
> > address@hidden
> [mailto:spamass-milt-list->
> address@hidden On
> > Behalf Of Michael Grant
> > Sent: 02 March 2005 15:36
> > To: address@hidden
> > Subject: mail relay question
> >
> >
> > Someone can correct me if I'm wrong but when spamass-milter sends mail
> > to spamd, spamassassin runs as the user who is the recipient of the
> > mail.
> >
> Correct me if I'm wrong but spamd runs as the user which you specify
> with the "-u" flag to spamd, when run without the "-c" flag for no
> per-user configuration files. If "-c" is specified I believe the user
> specified with "-u" is used for every user anyway.

I used to run spamd via procmail and procmail was my delivery method
in sendmail.  (i.e. sendmail called procmail to append a message to a
user's mailbox).  Using this, procmail runs as the user mail is being
delievered to.

How do you get spamass-milter to do the same thing?
> > If my server is a relay for another server, who does spamassassin run
> > as and where do I configure things like it's white/black list?  And is
> > there a way to do the autowhitelist?
> >
> I have this type of configuration, and use system wide settings for
> whitelist, blacklist and global bayes db:
> bayes_file_mode 0770
> bayes_path /etc/mail/spamassassin/bayes

Is this in /etc/mail/spamassassin/

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