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Mark_und_Pfennig

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Hello,

is it possible to train the kerio-internal-spamfilter with external stored E-Mails?

Background:
I have a collection of about 1000 spam and 1000 ham-mails on disc, each mail stored in a single eml-file. I want to read in them as a bulk in kerio to train the filter.

Is this possible?

Thanks

Stefan
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freakinvibe

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No, there is no way to do this. You could theoretically send all the Spam Mails to yourself and then mark them manually as spam, but that would falsify the training as the mail headers change when you resend a message. Also, spam assassin checks the date in the headers and if you send old mails this might make things worse.

In our KMS environment by far most spam mails are caught by RBLs and Spam repellent. Much fewer are caught by Bayes. So why not wait until KMS has received 200 Spams and 200 Hams. Once this threshould is reached, Bayes will start working.

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TorW

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Have KMS deliver blocked spam to a public folder and give yourself rights to it. Drag everything that appears in this public folder to your own Junk Email folder (unless they are false positives, of course). In order to minimize the chatter in the reported spams, change the file antispam-admin.rep to

<report name="antispam-admin" lang="en" encoding="utf-8">
<variable name="subject"><value name="message-subject"/></variable>
<text>
</text>
</report>


It's probably the closest you'll get to the traditional Bayes learning process.
The extra headers on the mails delivered to the public folder is of no consequence to later spam filtering (unless you expect to get mail from your own postmaster from an external system).
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d.

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Hi folks.

What about this idea...

1. Setup an IMAP account on a workstation (e.g. an iMac or PC)
2. Import those messages into that account, in a standard mailbox
3. Drag the messages from the standard mailbox to the 'Junk E-mail' mailbox.
4. Kerio then learns these items into it's Bayesian filter.

Of course, once you've got the messages into the account, you could also do step 3 via Webmail, or other combinations / methods.

This topic is discussed in the Kerio Admin Guide (6.7) on page 160 (chapter 13 Antispam control of the SMTP server -- Bayesian filter section).

Feel free to let us know if that helps!

Cheers,
D.

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