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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 enable or disable Apache SpamAssassin, use the Enable Apache SpamAssassin™ spam filter setting in WHM's interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings).
To enable or disable the
spamddaemon from the command line, run either of the following series of commands:Enable spamdDisable spamd
- To enable or disable dormant mode for the
spamddaemon, use the Dormant services setting in WHM's interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings ).
- For more information on Apache SpamAssassin, read our 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 only allow connections from specific IP addresses to access the
If you restrict access to the
If you do not include these IP addresses in the Allowed IPs list, the
|Maximum Connections per Child|
Defines the maximum number of connections that a
Defines the maximum number of child processes that a
On Virtual Private Server (VPS) systems, this option defaults to
|PID File||Defines a custom location of the |
Defines the amount of time, in seconds, that you wish for the
|TCP Child Timeout|
Defines the amount of time, in seconds that you wish for a child process to wait before it abandons a TCP connection. If you set the value to