Banned files are being quarantined, spam isn't

Benedict White Benedict.White at
Fri Aug 9 20:10:59 CEST 2013

From: amavis-users [ at] On Behalf Of Noel Jones
Sent: 09 August 2013 18:14
To: amavis-users at
Subject: Re: Banned files are being quarantined, spam isn't

>>On 8/9/2013 10:58 AM, Benedict White wrote:
>> I have a new Amavisd install with SQL for both lookups and storage dsn's.
>> When I send a banned file through to a user with a policy that blocks 
>> it, It ends up in quarantine which what I would like. I can then 
>> release the mail OK
>> However, when I generate a really spammy email (score over 28) it Goes 
>> through, though it seems to generate a quarantined item in MailZu 
>> Though releasing it doesn't do anything as presumably the mail isn't there.
> >
>> I have the following set for the policy row in the policy sql table:
> >spam_tag_level  1
> >spam_tag2_level 6.31
> >spam_tag3_level 8
> >spam_kill_level 10
>> spam_dsn_cutoff_level 12
>> spam_quarantine_cutoff_level 20
> >
>> What do I need to do to get seriously spammy emails into quarantine?
>set spam_quarantine_cutoff_level to undef; Your setting says don't quarantine any spam over 20.

I've tried undef;  in the amavisd.conf and a null value in the SQL database (it's a float), but the mail 
still goes through rather than being quarantined though it does get it's subject line changed in accordance
with the policy in the policy table.

Kindest regards,

Benedict White

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