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SpamAssassin by Alistair McDonald

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Introduction

SpamAssassin is an open-source spam detector. It is considered the best of breed, and is used by many large organizations and also as the basis for commercial services and products.

SpamAssassin is free to download, install, and use, and is very customizable, configurable, and scalable to large architectures. It can be installed in one afternoon, but rewards further time spent on improving the detection rate.

This book provides a complete guide to the installation, configuration, and customization of SpamAssassin. It also discusses the history of Spam and the various techniques used to combat it. It includes detailed instructions for the most popular Mail Transport Agents (MTAs): Sendmail, Postfix, Exim, and Qmail. It also includes ...

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