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Apache SpamAssassin™ is a spam filter utility that examines incoming email and tests for spam characteristics. If you enable Apache SpamAssassin on your server, the Apache SpamAssassin daemon (
spamd) provides the Apache SpamAssassin service to your mail server.
Use the Spamd Startup Configuration interface to configure the startup options for the Apache SpamAssassin daemon.
- To turn Apache SpamAssassin on or off, use the Tweak Settings interface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings).
- For more information on Apache SpamAssassin, read our Apache SpamAssassin documentation.
spamdscript is in the
/usr/local/cpanel/scriptsdirectory. For more information, read our WHM Scripts documentation.
To configure the options that the Apache SpamAssassin daemon uses at startup, perform the following steps:
- Enter the desired value for the option that you wish to change.
- Click Save.
The following table describes the available options:
|Option||Description||Default value||Minimum value|
To allow only connections from specific IP addresses to access the
If you restrict access to the
Separate multiple IP addresses with a comma.
|Maximum Connections per Child|
To change the maximum number of connections that a
|Maximum Children||To define a maximum number of children that a || |
|PID File||To define a custom location of the |
To define a length of time that you wish for the
|TCP Child Timeout|
To define a length of time that you wish for a child process to wait before it abandons a TCP connection, enter the amount of time, in seconds, in the TCP Child Timeout text box. If you set the value to