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how_to:training_the_spam_filter [2009/08/20 10:43]
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   * Every time you receive a message which VPOP3 decides is spam, the words in that message are learnt as being words found in spam.   * Every time you receive a message which VPOP3 decides is spam, the words in that message are learnt as being words found in spam.
   * Every time you receive a message which VPOP3 decides is not spam, the words in that message are learnt as being words found in not-spam.   * Every time you receive a message which VPOP3 decides is not spam, the words in that message are learnt as being words found in not-spam.
-  * If you receive a message which is spam, which the spam filter did not detect, you can forward it to **spam@**<​your domain>. The spam filter will then un-learn the words in that message as being words in not-spam, and re-learn them as being words found in spam.+  * If you receive a message which is spam, which the spam filter did not detect, you can forward it to **spam@**<​your domain>. The spam filter will then un-learn the words in that message as being words in not-spam, and re-learn them as being words found in spam. (Note that although forwarding the message will alter the message slightly usually this is not significant).  
 +  * If you receive a message which is spam and view it in Webmail you can mark the message as spam from there and VPOP3 will un-learn the words as being not-spam, and re-learn them as spam.
   * If you receive a message which is not spam, but which the spam filter incorrectly detected as spam, when you release the message from the spam quarantine, the spam filter will un-learn the words as being found in spam, and re-learn them as words being found in not-spam.   * If you receive a message which is not spam, but which the spam filter incorrectly detected as spam, when you release the message from the spam quarantine, the spam filter will un-learn the words as being found in spam, and re-learn them as words being found in not-spam.
  
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