How to test SpamAssassin or Kaspersky and Plesk Premium Antivirus antiviruses?
Where to see if the message is blocked by antivirus?
To test SpamAssassin, it is necessary to send a test email containing the following string of characters in the message body (in upper case and with no spaces or line breaks):
Note: The test email should be sent from a mailbox that is not located on the server.
While testing, note that Gtube test email gives +1000 scores to spam. So, even if a mailbox is in the whitelist, mail still be detected as spam because whitelisted email gets -100 scores. Detailed information about scores can be found in an email header. The output will look similar to:
* -100 USER_IN_WHITELIST From: address is in the user's white-list
* -1.0 ALL_TRUSTED Passed through trusted hosts only via SMTP
* 1000 GTUBE BODY: Generic Test for Unsolicited Bulk Email
* 0.0 TVD_SPACE_RATIO No description available.
To test Kaspersky Antivirus, Plesk Premium Antivirus or any other antivirus download and attach to email special test file eicar.zip
The file that already contains a special string and provided by Kaspersky Labs: https://support.kaspersky.com/common/diagnostics/7399
Alternatively attach a test file with file extension “.com” that contains this special string:
On Plesk for Windows, the results can be seen in the file
Note: Plesk application debug should be enabled in the registry: set the value of the DWORD parameter
debug to 1 in