Is amavisd-new still being maintained?

Marco falon at
Mon Oct 8 13:48:32 CEST 2018

  I use Amavis as interface to Spamassassin and DSPAM, using the 
Spamassassin DSPAM plugin.

This setup is very useful to have a global spam protection and a fast 
per-user learn "on error" (DSPAM), configured through LDAP.
With the LDAP ExtLookupDriver I can map all mailboxes aliases on each 
own account. With Spamassassin rules I can tune all different 
contributes to the final score. (I don't like Spamassassin learn, I 
prefer an "on error" approach, which is more reactive and doesn't 
require initial learns).

Move this design on rspamd is not easy. I think rspamd is not a magic 
wand to easily replace Amavis&c.

I hope Amavis could still be maintained. DSPAM is already gone. If also 
Amavis dies, Spamassassin will follow...


Il 08/10/2018 09:42, Tom Sommer ha scritto:
> On 2018-10-08 09:37, Boris Gulay wrote:
>> Benny Pedersen писал 2018-10-08 00:18:
>>> Boris Gulay skrev den 2018-10-07 21:24:
>>>> Benny Pedersen писал 2018-10-07 17:34:
>>>>> Ralph Seichter skrev den 2018-10-07 14:48:
>>>>>> On 07.10.18 12:12, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
>>>>>>> That's too a one man show?
>>>>>> See
>>>>> impresive that amavisd have less tickets
>>>> Because rspamd is actively maintained. Amavisd is not.
>>> this does not hold water, since it could aswell be that amavisd is
>>> more stable then rspamd
>>> i have being using both at diffrent times, got more simple setup with
>>> clamav-milter and spampd
>> Looks like it was long ago. rspamd can now also be installed as a
>> filter and it works "out of the box".
>> And one more impotent advantage of rspamd: it gives you access to
>> global SPAM databases like fuzzy and so on. Just take a look at
>> default config files. It improves spam detection of freshly installed
>> system.
> The problem is that if you've built an entire system/cluster, UI etc. 
> etc. based on Amavis - it's not really plug-n-play to just change to 
> rspamd.
> Also rspamd replaces spamassassin, so you are looking at a change in 
> spamfiltering technology/ruleset/config as well.

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