[SURBL-Discuss] Question about scoring in SA3

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Wed May 18 15:22:51 CEST 2005

I have my rules set as this:


Thus, no matter what mode you are running in, SA scores this rule 50 points.  Put these in /etc/mail/spamassassin/local.cf or other .cf file in this folder.

Dan Zachary

Kevin A. McGrail wrote:

>I've been very pleased with SURBL in SA3 and I'd like to increase the
>scores.  However, I don't understand how the default scores like this work:
>rules/50_scores.cf:score URIBL_AB_SURBL 0 2.007 0 0.417
>rules/50_scores.cf:score URIBL_OB_SURBL 0 1.996 0 3.213
>rules/50_scores.cf:score URIBL_PH_SURBL 0 0.839 0 2.000
>rules/50_scores.cf:score URIBL_SC_SURBL 0 3.897 0 4.263
>rules/50_scores.cf:score URIBL_WS_SURBL 0 0.539 0 1.462
>I feel SA is being too conservative with the resource that SURBL provides.
>Can anyone give me their recommendations for my local configuration file for
>replacement scores that will be more effective?
>And since I couldn't find it referenced, can anyone tell me what the four
>numbers after the score mean?
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