SmarterMail 14.x Help
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SpamAssassin is a powerful, free mail filter used to identify spam. It utilizes a wide array of tools to identify and report spam. These include:

  • Header and text analysis
  • Bayesian filtering
  • DNS blocklists
  • Collaborative filtering databases

To view a list of servers currently set up to run SpamAssassin checks, click the security icon/ Then expand the Advanced Settings folder and click SpamAssassin Servers. A list of SpamAssassin servers will load in the content pane and the following columns will be available:

  • Name - The name of the SpamAssassin server.
  • Status - The status of the SpamAssassin server.
  • IP Address - The IP address of the server running SpamAssassin. By default, the port is 783.
  • Port - The port on which the SpamAssassin server should listen.

In general, the following options will be available in the content pane toolbar:

  • New - Adds a new SpamAssassin server. Administrators will need to provide the server's IP address and the port on which SpamAssassin should listen.
  • Edit - Modifies the SpamAssassin server settings.
  • Delete - Permanently deletes the SpamAssassin server.

For more information on SpamAssassin, please visit