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Revision as of 18:17, 10 March 2008

IMAP/Outlook move to junk doesn't train anti-spam - It seems that when you move a mail to junk folder on IMAP client (like Thunderbird) anti-spam filter on MTA does not use that mail as a spam example for training... See http://bugzilla.zimbra.com/show_bug.cgi?id=9532

Here is a bash script created from the comments against this bug. I have tested it on our system and it appears to work OK. Feel free to contribute and enhance! Full credit for this script is due to bobby@zimbra.com and dmangot@terracottatech.com who wrote the bits which I just pasted together!


wikiuser=`zmprov getConfig zimbraNotebookAccount | cut -d ' ' -f 2`;
hamuser=`zmprov getConfig zimbraSpamIsNotSpamAccount | cut -d ' ' -f 2`;
spamuser=`zmprov getConfig zimbraSpamIsSpamAccount | cut -d ' ' -f 2`;

users=`zmprov getAllAccounts | grep -v -e $wikiuser -e $hamuser -e $spamuser`;

for zuser in $users
echo "Train spam for $zuser"
/opt/zimbra/bin/zmtrainsa $zuser spam junk

echo "Zimbra spam training complete"

To install, save the above script as 'learnmorespam.sh', copy to /opt/zimbra/learnmorespam.sh on your Zimbra server. Set ownership and make executable:

[root@mail ~]# chmod +x /opt/zimbra/learnmorespam.sh
[root@mail ~]# chown zimbra:zimbra /opt/zimbra/learnmorespam.sh

And then create this crontab entry, /etc/crontab

#Learn more spam 6am daily
0 6 * * * zimbra /opt/zimbra/learnmorespam.sh > /dev/null 2>&1

That should be it :)

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Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=IMAP_and_Outlook_Spam_training Date Modified: 2008-03-10

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