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 +====== Work Party 2008 Q1 ======
 +
 +Another sysadmin work party!
 +
 +  * Date: 2008 Feb 23 from 09h00 to 16h00 (date is confirmed)
 +  * Proposed place: Charles'​ place [[http://​maps.google.ca/​maps?​f=q&​hl=en&​geocode=&​q=32+Arundel+Ave,​+Ottawa,​+ON&​sll=45.454456,​-75.659772&​sspn=0.009829,​0.020084&​ie=UTF8&​z=16&​iwloc=addr]] (limit: 6 people)
 +
 +Please sign up here if you want to attend.
 +
 +  * Charles Nadeau
 +  * Brenda Butler
 +
 +===== Goals: =====
 +
 +  * Make notes on how to work with postfix, spamassassin,​ mailman
 +  * Enable mailman to e-mail post to be moderated (Charles)
 +  * Have mailman work with spamassasin to filter out spam
 +  * Can sqledger work with apache2? - if so, can we remove apache1?
 +
 +==== Prep work: ====
 +
 +
 +==== To be done at the work party ====
 +
 +  * sql-ledger working under apache2 (and old stuff still working too)
 +     * make ssl work under apache2. ​ Use old certs.
 +     * To get rid of the message:
 +<​code>​
 +[[:Sat|Feb 23 13:17:26 2008]] [[:error]] VirtualHost *:80 -- mixing * ports and \
 +    non-* ports with a NameVirtualHost address is not supported, proceeding \
 +    with undefined results
 +</​code>​
 +
 +after changing the apache2 config, and running apache2ctl -t to test the config, add another VirtualNameHost directive for the extra port that you're going to listen to.  Also add :80 to the existing one(s).
 +<​code>​
 +VirtualNameHost *:443
 +</​code>​
 +
 +
 +  * Have mailman work with spamassasin to filter out spam
 +     * I used the instructions there: [[http://​www.jamesh.id.au/​articles/​mailman-spamassassin/​]]
 +     * I edited Mailman/​mm_cfg.py to enable spam filtering
 +     * I trained the bayesian filter using the mailing list archives as ham.
 +     * to extract 10 messages from an mbox file called mbox-file. ​ Giving no args to -s means that formail will simply dump out the messages to stdout. ​ Otherwise it would invoke the program given as the -s arg once for each message and pass the message to it.
 +<​code>​
 +cat spam | formail -10 -s | mail list@blah.blah.blah
 +</​code>​
 +
 +We want to send spam to the mailing lists to determine if spamassassin is working or not and we thought we'd limit it to 10 at a time ... instead of sending my whole archive of 8000 messages.
 +We would probably want to adjust the above so that the message is sent using the original headers in the envelope, rather than creating a new envelope with my credentials ...
 +
 +
 +==== more stuff we learned ====
 +
 +  * atop
 +
 +
 +
 +
  
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