MAILSCANNER on firewall

Julian Field jkf at
Mon May 6 10:30:21 IST 2002

At 12:00 02/05/2002, you wrote:
>I have a multie homed host firewall with GOOD, BAD and a DMZ
>The emailserver is in the DMZ
>I would like to run the mailscanner on the firewall
>and forward to the mailserver but mails should not look
>like "forwarded"

As the mail will be passing through an MTA on your firewall host, then it
is bound to get an extra "Received-By" header added to it. You can't avoid

If I were you I wouldn't run something as complicated as MailScanner and an
MTA on your firewall, they would be better hosted on your mail server.
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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