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Hello All,

I am trying to find instructions on how to setup SpamAssassin on Windows 2000 to block SPAM emails for Exchange 2000.
Can any one send me the information, and recommedations.

Thank you,
Roy.
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SpamAssassin does not work too well on Windows, last I checked.
It is great as a Linux based app, last I checked.

This should give you information on configuring it for Windows systems:
http://www.openhandhome.com/howtosa300.html
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As for recommendations...you may be happer swallowing a few bucks and purchasing GFI MailEssentials.  It is a great little product and many of the top Exchange experts recommend it as a good, inexpensive (relative to others) solution.  It's one of the top products on MSExchange.org.
http://www.msexchange.org/software/Anti-Spam/

Personally I prefer the IronPort devices.  These, however, are not cheap and are usually used in mid to large (500+ user to 50,000+ user) environments.
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http://www.spamblogging.com/archives/000069.html

This is a blog for Exchange 2003, and it may help you out when you perform your upgrade.
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