Content filtering Rules

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hannibalza
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Content filtering Rules

Post by hannibalza » 14 Jul 2017 09:22

If I may be so bold...

One thing that will make eFa insanely powerful in terms of stopping spam will be the ability to add/modify content filters, per domain or globally.
Alot of us have abandoned Xeams and their greedy creators and found solace in Efa as an alternative.

In terms of the feature:

Match on;
1. Subject
2. Body
3. Sender
4. Recipient
5. Attachment (filename)
6. Headers (all)

e.g.

For [specific domain|all domains] if
[Subject|Body|Sender|Recipient|Attachment|Headers]
[contains|startswith|endswith]
"ABC" then
==> assign a specific score

Then leave the rest up to Mailscanner to process...

pdwalker
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Re: Content filtering Rules

Post by pdwalker » 14 Jul 2017 16:53

You can do that already by adding your own rules to spamassassin. You can find many examples in the forums.

hannibalza
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Re: Content filtering Rules

Post by hannibalza » 17 Jul 2017 05:53

pdwalker wrote:
14 Jul 2017 16:53
You can do that already by adding your own rules to spamassassin. You can find many examples in the forums.
I hear you, we often go in to tweak KAM itself.

I guess I'm referring to having the ability to manage these custom rules via EFA-Configure or MailWatch itself, the latter being preferred.
I'd rather not have anybody tinkering directly in config and rule files(unmanaged approach), always the risk of messing things up...

pdwalker
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Re: Content filtering Rules

Post by pdwalker » 17 Jul 2017 08:54

So you're looking for a UI that will allow you to add these kinds of rules.

Considering that no one has built this before, I doubt anyone is going to do it anytime soon unless someone steps up to the plate.

I see it as less of an efa feature and more of a spamassassin/mailwatch feature so the place I would ask for it is in the mailwatch project.

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Re: Content filtering Rules

Post by shawniverson » 21 Jul 2017 20:54

Great idea. I'm adding it to the todo list. :)

https://github.com/E-F-A/v4/issues/23
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Re: Content filtering Rules

Post by pdwalker » 24 Jul 2017 03:57

You're my hero. Seriously.

hannibalza
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Re: Content filtering Rules

Post by hannibalza » 24 Jul 2017 09:27

Someone give that man a whisky! :clap:

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