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    Default Collecting spam in one mailbox

    Hi,

    i was asked a question today about zimbra and spamassassin i couldn't answer,
    maybe someone can help me:

    Out of the box, zimbra moves spam into the user's junk folder.
    Is there a way to collect all spam in one mailbox (or it's junk folder), so that one person is able to seperate between spam and ham there and do the training for the whole domain?
    False-positives should be resend to the original users mailbox.

    Thank you in advance.
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    You can run zmsatrain against any one mailbox/folder you want.
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    probably i didn't explain my issue well, i will try again:

    out of the box, spam send to user1@example.com is moved to the junk folder in user1's mailbox.
    spam send to user2@example.com is moved to the junk folder in user2's mailbox.

    is there a possibility to collect all spam send to example.com in one dedicated mailbox, for example spam@example.com so that one person can seperate between spam/ham for all users of example.com?
    false-positives should be resend to the original recipients mailbox.

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    You could use a Filter to check the Spam headers and forward it to another account but why do you want? Surely your appoach makes checking for spam unwieldy. Isn't the best method is to let each user check their own mail & junk folders?
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    Actually Zimbra removes most spam before it gets to their junk folder if you've set the kill/tag percentages & rules to a reasonable level. What's left in the junk folder is stuff that not easy to classify as spam initially.
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    The system is intended to be a mail-relay more then a real mail server.
    If it makes sense is another question, but the plan is to check all emails on spam an viruses on this system and another mail-server fetches this mails via pop3.
    The users will not have access to the zimbra server neither via webinterface nor via an email-client and therefor won't be able to check their junkmail folder.
    That is why i am wondering if it is possible to collect all spam in one mailbox providing the admin the possibility to seperate between spam and ham there for the whole maildomain.

    I know, the smarter solution would be a real mail-relay checking for spam and virus and then relaying all mails directly to the final mail-server.
    But my customer asked if it would also be possible this way...

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    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamSubjectTag '[SPAM]'
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamTagPercent 25
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamKillPercent 100
    zmcontrol stop
    zmcontrol start


    This will tag at a score of 4, never kill (kill at a score of 20, which you'll never see) and add "[SPAM]" to the subject
    Last edited by phoenix; 08-13-2007 at 09:26 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by marcmac
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamSubjectTag '[SPAM]'
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamTagPercent 25
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamTagPercent 100
    zmcontrol stop
    zmcontrol start


    This will tag at a score of 4, never kill (kill at a score of 20, which you'll never see) and add "[SPAM]" to the subject
    Ok - I ran this, but now the web interface Global Options has the 'Kill Percent' listed as 75 (default value) and the 'Tag Percent' as 100. The headers of the e-mail though, list the 'tagged_above' section as -10 (which is fine, I'd rather have all headers tagged than none). Then the 'required' section as '20'

    I am not sure what this means, or if I am reading things correctly.

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    My original post was in error.

    I should have said

    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamSubjectTag '[SPAM]'
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamTagPercent 25
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamKillPercent 100

    Sorry for the mistake
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    Quote Originally Posted by marcmac
    My original post was in error.

    I should have said

    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamSubjectTag '[SPAM]'
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamTagPercent 25
    zmprov mcf zimbraSpamKillPercent 100

    Sorry for the mistake
    Ahh... thank you!

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