This comprehensive and detailed guide answers all your SpamAssassin questions. You will learn about: Spam detection and prevention Installing and running SpamAssassin Using Bayesian Filtering Configuring mail clients Rewriting spam messages Integrating SpamAssassin with external services Blacklisting and whitelisting Increasing Performance Using SpamAssassin as a service Using SpamAssassin with Fetchmail, postfix, sendmail, Exim, Qmail, procmail SpamAssassin rules
Written specifically for busy network and system administrators, the book is a detailed and practical guide to implementing the right antispam solution for your network and your business requirements. You'll go from a detailed walk through of initial set up, to advanced configuration options like Bayesian filtering, listing, rewriting, and rules. The book shows how to optimize SpamAssassin for all major mail servers and clients.
If you are a network or system administrator and you're either using or evaluating SpamAssassin, this book will increase your understanding and transform your productivity.
Alistair McDonald is a freelance IT consultant based in the UK. He has worked in IT for over 15 years and specializes in C++ and Perl development and IT infrastructure management. He is a strong advocate of open source, and has strong cross-platform skills. He prefers vim over vi, emacs over Xemacs or vim, and bash over ksh or csh. He is very much a family man and spends as much time as possible with his family enjoying life.