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SpamAssassin by Alistair McDonald

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SpamAssassin Components

SpamAssassin installs these types of files:

  • Executables
  • Perl modules
  • Documentation
  • Configuration files
  • Rules files

In addition, SpamAssassin creates files in the home directory of any user that runs it (or any user it is run as). All these files will be created in the ~user/.spamassassin/ directory.

Executables

The executable files are placed in /usr/bin/ by default.

Executable

Description

spamassassin

A Perl script providing the functionality of SpamAssassin

sa-learn

A Perl script used to train SpamAssassin's Bayesian filter—a statistical anti-spam tool

spamd

A Perl script implementing a high-performance daemon used for high volume systems

spamc

A lightweight client written in C to pass spam emails to and ...

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