Return-Path header corrupt in virus reports

Peter Valian valianp at SOUTHWESTERN.EDU
Mon Apr 29 17:27:57 IST 2002

I am using sendmail-8.11.6-2.7.1 on Redhat 7.1.
I am using MailScanner 3.04-1 (planning to upgrade to 3.12-2 later this

[root at ralph2 /root]# grep Return-Path /etc/
H?P?Return-Path: <$g>

Dustin Baer wrote:
> Peter Valian wrote:
>>If someone knows how to fix this please tell me.  I have been struggling
>>with it for several months now.  I believe these messages are lost.  Im
>>getting ready to abandon mailscanner because I don't see a way to fix
>>it.  I don't want to leave mailscanner but i cannot sit here and lose mail.
>>please someone help.
> Are you using sendmail?  What does `grep Return-Path
> /path/to/` say?  It should be:
>       H?P?Return-Path: <$g>
> If it actually says, "H?P?Return-Path: <?g>" your file is
> messed up.
> Dustin

Peter Valian
Network & Systems Administrator
Southwestern University
Georgetown, Texas
512.863.1586 office
512.863.1605 fax

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