How to test SpamAssassin or Kaspersky and Plesk Premium Antivirus antiviruses?
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 should be sent from an mailbox that is not located on the server.
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
file and set the required score for
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 documentation: SpamAssassin Spam Filter