Configuring e-mail notification

Julian Field jkf at
Tue Dec 11 17:07:27 GMT 2001

At 16:50 11/12/2001, you wrote:
>1. Is this list archived anywhere?

>2. Can I have the scanner send a virus notification to the remote
>postmaster (postmaster at delivering ISP)?  Something like:
>   Notify Remote Postmaster = yes
>This is a feature in sophos mailmonitor that I love.  It took several
>weeks and about a thousand alert messages copied to
>postmaster at, but they finally stopped an annoying sircam

I will consider it for the next version.

>3. Regarding local notifications...  This is from the .conf file:
>   # Set email address of who to notify about any infections found.
>   # Should put your full domain name here too,
>   #    e.g. postmaster at
>   Local Postmaster = postmaster
>If I change this address to something else then it is also used as the
>From: address in the notification message.  I would like all virus
>notifications to be from "scanner at" and I would like the local
>postmaster notifications to go to "me at somewhere.else".  Is there a way
>to make these 2 addresses separate?

Not currently, no.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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