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 3.73.15 and 3.17 are based on information from

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

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