|Newer versions of SpamBlocker support several new features, giving you more control to fight spam, both inbound and outbound.|
Many of the changes are listed here:
Info on easy_spam_figher (ESF) and BlockCracking (BC).
If you're running CustomBuild 2.0, it can install these things for you (please make sure pre-requisites for SpamAssassin are installed, before executing the commands):
Where we recommend recompiling exim before doing ./build exim_conf, to ensure it has SRS compiled in.
SpamAssassin can also somewhat tricky to install, so we also recommend that before installing EasySpamFighter (which requires SpamAssassin to be running)
The 4.3.0+ version of SpamBlocker supports custom variables and custom strings.
1) Custom strings (text shown in smtp output) should be taken from:
/etc/exim.strings.confand any changes you want to override, add to
/etc/exim.strings.conf.customwith your desired changes. Do not edit the exim.strings.conf directly.
Also, the exim.strings.conf.custom MUST use == instead of = for it's values, to let exim know that we want to override the defaults. It will error out if you use a single = character, when it's already been set.
2) Custom variables (changes to the exim behavior/functionality) should be added to:
/etc/exim.variables.conf.customThey can be values that already exist in /etc/exim.variables.conf.default, or extra variables from the top section of the /etc/exim.conf. Once you've set your exim.variables.conf.custom, they need to be merged into /etc/exim.variables.conf, which CB2.0 can do for you, but using:
./build exim_confWe used he merge method because exim does not allow a variable to be set twice (== does not work), and also because we may want to add more default variables in the future, but still allow you to override the values you want.
It's important to use the correct method of customizing the data, so that your changes remain when the exim.conf rewrite happens.
|How to enable SpamAssassin on your server.|
|How to update your exim.conf|
|How to compile exim from source|
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