Amavis test scores meaning

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Thu Jul 27 17:49:32 CEST 2017

On 27.07.17 13:55, Waqar Khan wrote:
>What I am trying to understand is that if for example a message is DKIM
>signed, why would we add 0.1 to the spam score? Surely if anything it
>should deduct from the spam score in this particular case?

this discussion really belongs to the SA users list. And it was answered 6
years ago:

>On 27 July 2017 at 13:43, Markus Clardy <markus at> wrote:
>> You will probably want to be asking this in the SpamAssassin mailing list,
>> as these scores aren't added by Amavis, but by SpamAssassin.

>> On 07/27/2017 11:40 AM, Waqar Khan wrote:
>> I have amavis working with postfix. It adds this header:
>> X-Spam-Status: No, score=1.733 tagged_above=-999 required=6.2
>> tests=[DKIM_SIGNED=0.1, DKIM_VALID=-0.1, DKIM_VALID_AU=-0.1,
>> autolearn=no autolearn_force=no
>> However what do these numbers mean, for example, DKIM_SIGNED=0.1 - What
>> does 0.1 mean. What will the number be if an email isn't DKIM signed? Where
>> can I find the docs for what all these numbers mean?

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