Zimbra blacklist email based via subject

In this tutorial, I will configure blacklist email based via subject. The recently, I receive an email with the subject "new girls beautiful photo" which contains spam and fake link. how to Zimbra blacklist email with the subject this.

Create file chandu.cf in SpamAssassin  folder as root

vi /opt/zimbra/data/spamassassin/rules/chandu.cf

The content as below

header     SPAM_BANNED     Subject =~ /new girls beautiful photo/i
describe   SPAM_BANNED     Subject contains me new photo
score      SPAM_BANNED     40.0

Save and give owner user and group zimbra

chown zimbra:zimbra /opt/zimbra/data/spamassassin/rules/chandu.cf

Restarting zmamavisdctl  service

su - zimbra -c "zmamavisdctl restart"

Have a good nice!


  1. Not work for me on version 8.7? Please help?

  2. its not working in zimbra 8.8 version

  3. Hi Yugandhar,

    In this tutorial, I have tested zimbra 8.6



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