[tech] dcc on mooneye
bob at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Aug 1 09:53:36 AWST 2017
CC-ing to [email protected] so that others may learn...
For those reading at home, DCC is a hash sharing system used in spam
filtering to recognise bulk email: https://www.rhyolite.com/dcc/
We were using dcc until a debian upgrade meant zanchey had to restore a
default spamassassin config. I haven't bothered looking at it since
because the spam filtering was working well enough for my needs.
The DCC module is loaded with a line in /etc/spamassassin/v310.pre, but
then the local.cf config isn't telling spamassassin to filter traffic
using said module.
If anyone is keen, the old config on mooneye is in
/etc/spamassassin/local.cf.dpkg-old and would need porting to
It would be good if we could re-enable pyzor and razor at the same time
(more spam reporting and detection services).
If a non-wheel member wants to take a look at this, poke me and we'll see
what we can do.
bob at ucc.asn.au
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On Mon, 31 Jul 2017, Matt Johnston wrote:
> I restarted postfix on mooneye after the outage, the logs have this. Is
> dccifd meant to be running or spamassassin's config needs that disabled?
> Jul 31 22:14:47 mooneye spamd: dcc: failed to connect to local
> socket /var/dcc/dccifd
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