Minimizing virus email in queue?
andrewh at CQG.COM
Wed Nov 28 20:30:47 GMT 2001
A third solution is to set up a mail queue just for the mailscanner and have
a .cf file with a 0 or 1 day limit on messages in that queue. You'd have to
run another sendmail daemon to process the queue, but that could also be run
from a cron job.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> Behalf Of Dennis Monks
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 1:15 PM
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: Re: Minimizing virus email in queue?
> I think it is the later.
> Another solution is to be able to tell mailscanner to use another MTA
> for sending virus reports. This MTA could the be setup to have no
> queueing, or at least take the pressure of main MTA.
> Dennis Monks
> Nick Phillips wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:27:30PM -0000, Steven Patterson wrote:
> > > Perhaps (with sendmail) you can set Timeout.Queuereturn=0d when you're
> > > pushing the delivery of a virus message or something?
> > I'm no sendmail expert. If this will actually prevent it from
> ever getting
> > into the queue then I suppose it might work.
> > I guess it depends on how the logic is structured in sendmail
> (is it? ;)...
> > if "sending a message right now" is basically a special case, then I
> > suppose it might work. If "sending a message right now" uses
> the same logic
> > as "run a delivery attempt on this queued message", then probably not.
> > We'll see?
> > --
> > Nick Phillips -- nwp at lemon-computing.com
> > Courage is your greatest present need.
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