Article ID: 4304, created on Mar 24, 2008, last review on Apr 18, 2012

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Aug 15, 2005


Dear Sphera customer, 

This message includes additional information regarding the SpamAssassin security release for RHEL ES/AS2.1 sent on July 12, 2005.



Link to the referenced article in the Sphera Knowledge base: (Article # 1526):



SpamAssassin is a mail filter which attempts to identify spam. Once identified, the mail can then be optionally tagged as spam for later filtering using the user's own mail user-agent application.

The new SpamAssassin version updates the old version.

More information about SpamAssassin can be found at


The following RPMs are required by this ValueApp:

·         perl-Digest-MD5 >= 2.13

·         perl-HTML-Parser >= 3.24

·         perl-MIME-Base64 >= 2.12

·         perl-Storable



1.       If you are upgrading SpamAssassin on the server, the please use "--force-upgrade" option while executing sd_va_register. Note that ServerDirector shutdown is required:

             cd <sd base> ./bin/sd_va_register -i --force-upgrade <rpm name>


2.       If this is a clean installation (first time), then no ServerDirector shutdown is required. Note that synchronization between DCM and SD is needed in order to see the ValueApp in DCM. The synchronization occurs every 30 minute of a hour


The ValueApp can be downloaded through Sphera’s download manager:

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

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