SpamAssassin Configuration Files
SpamAssassin can be run with the as-shipped configuration files, requiring little or no change. Due to the large number of configuration parameters available, only highlights of the configuration files are presented here. A complete description of all configuration parameters is contained in Appendix E. “SpamAssassin Configuration File.” Figures 3.7–3.15 and 3.17 are based on information from http://spamassassin.apache.org.
Configuration File Locations
The SpamAssassin configuration files live by default in /usr/share/spamassassin and /etc/mail/spamassassin. Note that all files with a .cf extension are read in alphabetically at spamassassin startup time. The site-wide configuration is by convention called