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Bhavik Patel
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can any body tell me what i have to do to prevent spams with sendmail...And if you can guide me how i can use that in Java application to customize spam detection(like user can mark the email as a spam which is not filtered by sendemail spam detection and other stuff)...any information will be appreciated...


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Tim Holloway
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I presume you mean receiving. For that SpamAssassin's a popular solution. It features a Bayesian algorithm that learns from spam as well as a wealth of customization options that you can use to allow/block various different types of spam (or spam-like) messages.

SendMail contains features designed to keep an intruder from using your computer as a spam sending relay, but these days they're turned on by default.


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Bhavik Patel
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Thnks Tim...But my major goal is to retrieve the spam messages and put that in to spam directory ..where should i look for that ... do u know any script that retrieves it and gives
Tim Holloway
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SpamAssassin
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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