Getting spam mails for your local domain users in zimbra?

In a zimbra server, local user’s mail were sent as junk or spam mails for the same domain users.
Here are the solutions found in various threads in zimbra forums.

I did all these and the issue solved. 🙂

Domain name =

add the line in /opt/zimbra/conf/
‘’                              => -10.0,

refer this link

add the following content in /opt/zimbra/conf/

read_hash(\%whitelist_sender, ‘/opt/zimbra/whitelist’);
read_hash(\%blacklist_sender, ‘/opt/zimbra/blacklist’);
read_hash(\%spam_lovers, ‘/opt/zimbra/spamlovers’);

add in  /opt/zimbra/whitelist

add in  /opt/zimbra/conf/

whitelist_from *
score FH_DATE_PAST_20XX 0.0

add in  /opt/zimbra/conf/spamassassin/
trusted_networks 192.168.3.

restart the services
zmmtactl restart && zmamavisdctl restart (as zimbra user)
/etc/init.d/zimbra restart (as root user)

Thanks for the zimbra forum contributors.


Copying Email folder from Old Account to New account in zimbra

zimbra is a nice email server available as open source software.

here is a tip to copy mails from one user account to another user account.

run the following commands in the server.

su – zimbra

zmmailbox -z -m getRestURL “//?fmt=tgz” > /tmp/v.tar.gz

zmmailbox -z -m postRestURL “//?fmt=tgz&resolve=reset” /tmp/v.tar.gz

these commands copy all the emails from the olduser account to newuser account.