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Re: pen and spamass-milter

From: Dan Nelson
Subject: Re: pen and spamass-milter
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2008 20:30:36 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

In the last episode (Nov 04), Nigel Horne said:
> Sorry for cross posting, I'm not clear if this is a spamass-milter or
> pen issue. Or both.
> I've been attempting to use pen to load balance spamassassin. I talk
> to spamassaassin via spamass-milter.
> The theory is:
> sendmail->spamass-milter->spamc->pen (listening on port 783)->spamd
> on two machines
> But it doesn't work. Spamass-milter fills mail.log with "Could not
> extract score from <>" and my headers are no longer updated with
> spamassassin scores. So something is wrong but I don't know if it's
> pen or spamass-milter. All works fine without pen.

That would mean that spamass-milter isn't seeing the X-Spam-Score
header.  If you add "-d spamc" to the spamass-milter commandline, it
should log all traffic to/from the spamc process, and you should see
whether that header's there or not.
> Pen is started thus: "pen 783 localhost:10783 packard".
> Spamass-milter is started with OPTIONS="-u spamass-milter -i
> -i -i -r 15 -I" in
> /etc/default/spamass-milter.
> On the localhost spamassassin is started with OPTIONS="--create-prefs
> --max-children 6 --helper-home-dir -p 10783"
> On the "packard" machine spamassassin is started with
> OPTIONS="--create-prefs --max-children 5 --helper-home-dir"
> This is Debian5.0 Linux on an x86.

        Dan Nelson

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