scanning of messages received using fetchmail

Jos Lemmerling jos at LEMMERLING.NET
Sat May 11 19:24:38 IST 2002

On Sun, 12 May 2002, Rajesh Fowkar wrote:

> Hi,
> Through outgoing messaging are scanned by mailscanner. The messages which I
> receive using fetchmail from my pop3 accounts are not scanned by
> mailscanner. What am I doing wrong ?

You're probarly getting the mail with fetchmail with the same user as
you're reading the email... You could try to get the email as another user
(purely for fetchmail) and let procmail send it to you; the emails will
go through exim and should be scanned then...

I hope this is a good way of solving this problem, because i'm new to the
mailscanner-program. (But i'm sure someone will correct me if i'm


Jos Lemmerling on Debian GNU/Linux                      jos(@)lemmerling(.net)

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