The WebRedirect Plugin

Fetches web pages linked to in messages and provides their contents in a pseudo-header that can be used in custom header rules.

An eval function is also provided to test a link's HTTP status code.

Limited decoding of data contained in pages is also attempted. The decoded data is provided in an additional pseudo-header that is made available to custom header rules.


Add the following files to your local configuration directory (usually /etc/mail/spamassassin):

For Apache SpamAssassin 3.0.x:

  • Currently not supported

For Apache SpamAssassin 3.1.x:

How To Use It

Add the above files to your local configuration directory and optionally edit the supplied configuration file to suit your needs.


Be sure to read and understand the WARNING section of the module's perldoc before using this plugin.

Code Last Updated

February 11, 2006

Send Me Mail

If you find the plugin useful shoot me an email (spamassassin at dostech dot ca) to let me know.

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