How to test SpamAssassin or Kaspersky and Plesk Premium Antivirus antiviruses?
SpamAssassin: To test SpamAssassin it is necessary to send a test email containing the following string of characters in message body (in upper case and with no spaces or line breaks):
Note: The test email can be sent from an account outside of your network.
While testing, note that Gtube test email gives +1000 scores to spam. So, even if a mailbox is in the whitelist, mail still be detected as spam because whitelisted email get -100 scores. Detailed information about scores can be found in an email header. The output will look similar to:
* -100 USER_IN_WHITELIST From: address is in the user's white-list
* -1.0 ALL_TRUSTED Passed through trusted hosts only via SMTP
* 1000 GTUBE BODY: Generic Test for Unsolicited Bulk Email
* 0.0 TVD_SPACE_RATIO No description available.
To modify the maximum score that whitelisted and blacklisted emails will get, modify
50_scores.cf file and set the required score for
Antivirus: To test Kaspersky Antivirus, Plesk Premium Antivirus or any other antivirus, attach a test file that contains this special string:
The file that already contains a special string can be downloaded from the Kaspersky Labs server: eicar.zip
Results can be seen in
debug(DWORD) value (Plesk application debug) should be set to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Wow6432Node\\PLESK\\PSA Config\\Config .
Please find additional information about SpamAssassin in Plesk ducomentation: SpamAssassin Spam Filter