spampd - spamassassin based SMTP/LMTP proxy daemon

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name spampd
Package version 2.30
Package release 22.2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 150 B
Download size 34.96 KB
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spampd is an SMTP/LMTP server designed to be hooked into the
MTA processing chain (e.g. as a content filter). It is
written in Perl and uses the Net::Server framework. It is
intended to provide spam filtering at the system level (i.e.
ususally for all users). If you rely on per-user configuration
or per-user Bayes databases, spampd is not for you.
The major advantage of spampd over plain SpamAssassin (both
directly and through spamd) is that it doesn't need to load
all needed perl modules on every invocation or spawn
a C programme for every mail it receives. Compared to using
spamc/spamd, spampd can usually provide a 25% performance
increase with local-only tests.
The advantage of spampd over amavisd-new is that it uses the
original SpamAssassin header tags, which are more verbose than
the tags which amavisd-new provides. This allows easier
filtering in the mail client and easier tuning of SpamAssassin.


Package Version Architecture Repository
spampd_2.30-22.2_all.deb 2.30 all Ubuntu Universe
spampd - - -


Name Value
adduser >= 3.59
dpkg >= 1.10.23
libnet-server-perl >= 0.89
lsb-base >= 3.0-3
perl -
spamassassin >= 2.6


Type URL
Binary Package spampd_2.30-22.2_all.deb
Source Package spampd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install spampd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install spampd




2013-12-22 - Michael Meskes <>
spampd (2.30-22.2) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Make program run with perl 5.18 by untainting several options.
(Closes: #722159)
2013-08-20 - gregor herrmann <>
spampd (2.30-22.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "FTBFS with perl 5.18: POD errors":
add patch 70-fix-pod.patch to fix POD syntax.
(Closes: #719505)
2008-11-12 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-22) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix typo in init script
* Fix check_pid in init script to not take any pre-set VERBOSE environment
variable into account (closes: #505430)
2008-07-22 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-21) unstable; urgency=low
* upgrade policy version
* Add VCS and homepage information to debian/control
* fix patches to work with new 3.0 (quilt) source format (Closes: #485357) 
* Fix package description (Closes: #485585) 
2008-03-16 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-20) unstable; urgency=low
* Move from dpatch to quilt
* fix init script dependencies (Closes: #470108) 
2007-05-30 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-19) unstable; urgency=low
* The "Shame again" release
* Fix missing dereference (Closes: #425802)
2007-05-25 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-18) unstable; urgency=low
* The "Shame On Me" release
* Fix a bug introduced with the patch for #421100. Actually two:
A missing } inside one sub and the usage of a variable (by wrong name
even) before its declaration. (Closes: #425802)
2007-05-22 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Add patch to fix multi-destination LMTP (Closes: #395355)
Thanks for the patch and for testing it go to:
Vladislav Kurz <>
* Document problems with SpamAssassin's auto-whitelist plugin and
the default filesystem storage. (Related to: bug #413753)
* Apply patch by Alexander Wirt to introduce a parameter which 
sets a proper home directory and also cleans up the environment
before backgrounding. (Closes: #421100)
2007-01-19 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-16) unstable; urgency=low
* remove Debian specific part of libnet-server-perl syslog regression
workaround and add versioned dependency (Closes: #407223)
2006-11-02 - Sven Mueller <>
spampd (2.30-15) unstable; urgency=low
* Add versioned depend on lsb-base, I'm using log_daemon_msg which
isn't supported in earlier versions it seems.
* Add notes about the LMTP support and a known problem with it. The
problem isn't reproducible for me. (Closes #395355)

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