Notify Senders

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Jun 25 20:49:57 IST 2002

At 20:18 25/06/2002, you wrote:
>At 19:56 25/06/2002, you wrote:
>> > I don't think that will quite do what he wants. Your
>> > suggestion will still
>> > notify non-local senders that they send him a virus. He wants
>> > to notify
>> > *only* local senders.
>> >
>> > This is what he's looking for:
>> >
>> > Outside ->in   notify postmaster, local recipient. No external senders
>> > notified.
>> > inside -> out   notify local sender, postmaster, no external
>> > recipients
>> > notified.
>>Yes, I think you see what I mean.  I guess it wouldn't be so bad to
>>notify external senders if I edited the file ""
>>to be more apologetic.  I can see how it would be nice to have different
>>notifications for local senders and external senders.  I could read the
>>riot act to the local senders and apologize to the external senders!
>Don't go changing your mind now :-)
>I've just written it for you. Just got to test it now.
>How's that for quick service?

Just tested. All seems to be working okay. It puts separate entries in the
logs for the number of infections for which the sender was informed, and
the number for which the sender was not informed.
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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