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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2005, 03:59:26 PM »
Is ashMaiSv.exe running in your computer?
Is this Windows Service allowed to manual start?
Is the Internet Mail Provider running? And Outlook/Exchange plugin?
ashMaiSv.exe is running
the status is started - manual, so I guess yes...
IMP and Outlook plugins are running

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2005, 04:26:12 PM »
To add something more:

I had it running all the time with The Bat! talking to SpamPal, talking to avast, talking to my provider and it worked fine. Since both products supported transparency I thought, what the heck, do it the easy way...

So it was a running and functioning chain, but somehow I broke it.

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2005, 09:53:12 AM »
Any options/ideas yet? I'm back to proxy style scanning...

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2005, 10:08:19 AM »
I tested Spampal with the 1.73c release.

I was pleasantly surprised, after it installed itself with "transparent scanning" to find that all of the messages I tested, delivered via regular POP3 accounts and also via a third party Webmail to POP3 converter (FreePops) all had the X-headers for both avast! and Spampal included.

Have you tried this latest release of Spampal?

Other than that,  I think perhaps Tech's suggestion of running with Log=20 in the [MailScanner] section of the avast4.ini file to generate a detailed log is the next step.

If you are running the proxy style ... then see my post above. 

Just another thought ... in your earlier configuration might you have also been using The Bat plugin of avast?
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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2005, 11:54:33 AM »
I had it running all the time with The Bat! talking to SpamPal, talking to avast, talking to my provider and it worked fine. Since both products supported transparency I thought, what the heck, do it the easy way...
Sorry, but are you using The Bat! with avast plugin for The Bat! and it works... and avast does not work with other email accounts?
Are you using other local proxy application (annonymizer for instance)?
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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2005, 01:20:07 PM »
I tested Spampal with the 1.73c release.
I use 1.73d. But Spampal works just fine, Avast ignores the traffic.

Just another thought ... in your earlier configuration might you have also been using The Bat plugin of avast?
yep.

Sorry, but are you using The Bat! with avast plugin for The Bat! and it works... and avast does not work with other email accounts?
I used to use avast and spampal the difficult way, so localhosting on port numbers to chain them together. With transparency that should not be nescesarry anymore, so I reset The Bat! to standard values, IE pop.xs4all.nl port 110, and activated transparency in spampal. It looked to me like transparency was already set in avast with the redirect tab I assume (have dutch version)... But to my surprise avast did not scan any email anymore after that.

Are you using other local proxy application (annonymizer for instance)?
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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2005, 02:34:16 PM »
Are you using other local proxy application (annonymizer for instance)?
I just realised, would kerio qualify for this? It also scans traffic...

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2005, 03:02:52 PM »
I just realised, would kerio qualify for this? It also scans traffic...
Ok but not pop3, smtp, imap protocols.
Web traffic will be blocked (nos scanned) by Kerio if you set so.
Which is your email account (at lest the provider name)?
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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2005, 07:10:00 PM »
I just realised, would kerio qualify for this? It also scans traffic...
Ok but not pop3, smtp, imap protocols.
Web traffic will be blocked (nos scanned) by Kerio if you set so.
Which is your email account (at lest the provider name)?
provider is xs4all.nl servers pop.xs4all.nl and smtp.xs4all.nl accountname is deepcore

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #24 on: December 22, 2005, 07:22:43 PM »
provider is xs4all.nl servers pop.xs4all.nl and smtp.xs4all.nl accountname is deepcore
Sorry, should to ask before, but does them use SSL connection (like GMail, for instance)?
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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #25 on: December 22, 2005, 08:27:25 PM »
provider is xs4all.nl servers pop.xs4all.nl and smtp.xs4all.nl accountname is deepcore
Sorry, should to ask before, but does them use SSL connection (like GMail, for instance)?
I can use ssl, but don't for now.

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #26 on: December 22, 2005, 11:27:54 PM »
trigger,

not clear to me if you are still using the Spampal proxy method.  If you are and you want the email to be scanned by avast! then you must follow the instructions on customizing the Internet Mail provider that I gave earlier in this thread.

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #27 on: December 23, 2005, 05:20:19 PM »
not clear to me if you are still using the Spampal proxy method.  If you are and you want the email to be scanned by avast! then you must follow the instructions on customizing the Internet Mail provider that I gave earlier in this thread.
I think I made it clear enough that SpamPal IS running transparent and like a charm. So I do not use spampal in proxy method, because I don't have to. I run avast in proxy style again now, because that will not do it's job transparent... I have even disabled Spampal to see if that would make avast work transparent, but without luck.

- Is the avast "The Bat!" plugin making troubles maybe?
- Should I remove the bat! support fromthe avast installation?

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #28 on: January 02, 2006, 01:48:35 PM »
Well, after trying various things, getting more and more complex, the sollution was easy. I removed the avast pluging from The Bat! and transparency worked...

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Re: How te be sure???
« Reply #29 on: January 02, 2006, 03:19:05 PM »
Well, after trying various things, getting more and more complex, the sollution was easy. I removed the avast pluging from The Bat! and transparency worked...

That makes sense since both Avast! and Spampal proxies are transparent.

And I thought I had to wait till Spanpal2 for the transparent function.  Thanx for the good news.