SpamAssassin in a Box Visual Tour

Discover How the Service-Based Spam Filter Works

Visual Tour

Use this screenshot tour and learn how to manage SpamAssassin in a Box via the Service Control Manager or how to see results or events of the spam filter in the Windows Event Log or the log file.

Main Program

Installed as Windows Service Application

SpamAssassin in a Box is installed as a Windows service. The service controls the SpamAssassin daemon 'SpamD' and ensures the daemon is able to run reliably and does not use very much memory. Besides, it periodically updates the SpamAssassin anti-spam rules.

Support for Windows Event Log

SpamAssassin in a Box logs relevant events to the Windows Event Log. This way, you can get the latest update information for anti-spam rules, restart cycles or error messages.

Detailed Spam History

SpamAssassin in a Box logs the results of the spam analyses to a separate log file. The log file contains extensive information about date, performance or result of the individual spam tests.