Rules for Virus Scanning
rick at PRIS.CA
Fri Feb 21 23:41:53 GMT 2003
thanks very much, that fixed everything up.
I also found the $file variable in the following EN reports
On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Julian Field wrote:
> At 21:06 21/02/2003, you wrote:
> >Hello All
> >I have recentley added a rule to the mailscanner config file telling
> >that if mail comes from a certain IP address to not bother scanning
> >Upon checking the mail logs I have noticed the following error:
> > Config Error: Cannot match against destination IP address when
> > resolving configuration option "virusscan"
> >The mailscanner config file looks like this:
> > Virus Scanning = /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/viruscan.rules
> >The rules file contains the following:
> >FromTo: 18.104.22.168 no
> >FromTo: 22.214.171.124 no
> >FromTo: 126.96.36.199 no
> >FromTo: 188.8.131.52 no
> >FromTo: 184.108.40.206 no
> >FromTo: 220.127.116.11 no
> >FromTo: 18.104.22.168 no
> >FromTo: *@pris.ca yes
> >FromTo: *@pris.bc.ca yes
> >When I don't use a ruleset, everything appears to work fine and I
> >receive any errors. However I need the ruleset to prevent the
> >Mailscanner from scanning the same piece of mail twice.
> You cannot specify an IP address when matching "To" addresses. You
> know what IP address the message is sent to until it has actually been
> delivered, by which time it's too late.
> So when specifying IP addresses in rules, you can only use "From:".
> >Another error I have noticed which does not have anything to do with
> >above is the following:
> > Global symbol "$file" requires explicit package name at (eval
> > line 1, <GEN1720> chunk 3.
> It looks like whoever wrote the Danish (dk) translations used "$file"
> instead of "$filename" in 4 of the files. They are
> This will be fixed in the next release.
> >Any and all help is most appreciated.
> >Thank you
> Julian Field
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