cyrus/qmail/spamassassin [previously deliver: "couldn't connect to lmtpd: Permission denied"]

Jacob cyrus-list at
Wed May 21 15:59:30 EDT 2003

I am calling SpamAssassin via the users' .qmail files (using the
spamd/spamc pair instead of invoking spamassassin directly):

| /usr/bin/spamc | /usr/cyrus/bin/deliver username

I hadn't thought of the -p flag to spamassassin. spamc has a -u flag,
which apparently behaves similarly to spamassassin -p.

How are you calling SpamAssassin? Also, assuming you call "deliver" in
.qmail, do you have any kind of wrapper script around it to deal with
the exit codes qmail expects?


On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 11:18:40AM -0700, Patrick Morris wrote:
> I use that same combination at a couple sites.  How are you calling 
> SpamAssassin?  Solving the remaining issues may be as simple as passing 
> SA a "-p [file]" parameter to tell it where to look for user prefs.  If 
> you've got "cyrus" delivering mail, the only thing you need to be 
> careful about is that the cyrus user can read the prefs file.
> Jacob wrote:
> >The combination of qmail/cyrus/spamassassin doesn't seem to be a
> >common one, and I am willing to give postfix a shot if I'm not able to
> >get it working without compromising the integrity of any of the
> >systems involved. Anyone have any experience with such a combination?
> >
> > 
> >

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