Spam Actions

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Sep 10 20:36:12 IST 2002

I'll take a look, that would be a useful feature.
I'll need to put the from into the to, and set the from to <>, then deliver
the message.
What should I put in the message?

At 17:32 10/09/2002, you wrote:
>Is there a way to reject/bounce instead of deliver/store/delete a message?
>It would be nice if it would make the return address <null> or <> so it
>would not bounce back or go to the admin account either.  That way the
>sender would know it had bounced.
>Also, is there a way to get mailscanner to run the and/or
> test on all the servers that were in the delivery chain?  The
>headers would need to be parsed to do this I guess.
># Action to take when a message is detected as being spam:
>#   deliver ==> Deliver it to the recipient
>#   store   ==> Move it to the quarantine
>#   delete  ==> Delete it completely
># or else it can be a filename containing per-user and per-domain spam
># actions.
>#Spam Action = /usr/local/MailScanner/etc/spam.actions.conf
>Spam Action = deliver

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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