virus name in postmaster report
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Nov 12 19:15:26 GMT 2002
At 18:35 12/11/2002, you wrote:
>I am from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC (USA) and we are
>currently using the latest 3.x version of Mailscanner.
>We love the product, and are impressed with the time and effort that
>Julian (and others) have obviously put into this.
>I was wondering if there is a way to get the virus name into the subject
>of the email that gets sent to "postmaster" when a virus is detected.
If you send all the postmaster notifications to 1 mailbox, then it's dead
easy to extract them anyway. To get a list of viruses with the number of
each that has been caught, sorted with most common at the top, just use a
script like this:
fgrep '>>>' Mail/Archive/Viruses | \
cut -d\' -f2 | \
sort | \
uniq -c | \
This should work fine for Sophos.
> Thanks for all your hard work Julian.
Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ
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