MailScanner overrides HoldExpensive feature in Sendmail?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Dec 8 09:18:20 GMT 2003

At 08:34 08/12/2003, you wrote:
>We are using Sendmail 8.12.8 along with MailScanner 4.21. We would like to
>have the HoldExpensive feature enabled in Sendmail so that sendmail does not
>deliver mail immediately. However ever since we have started MailScanner, we
>notice that mail gets delivered immediately. Anybody faced this before? Any
>pointers on what settings could be tweaked?

If you deliver the "expensive" mail to a separate outgoing queue using a
MailScanner ruleset, that won't get the immediate delivery attempt.

The other, simpler, route is to set
         Delivery Method = queue
instead of batch.
Julian Field
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