Re-sending quarantined email

Peter Bates Peter.Bates at LSHTM.AC.UK
Tue Jan 21 15:09:20 GMT 2003

Hello all...

I'm just undergoing a process of evaluating MailScanner
(we currently use Postfix and AMaViS), and wondered if I could ask a quick question...

Apologies if this is a FAQ, but I did look through the Installation FAQ,
and archives of this list for various likely solutions...

A user (one of my few 'test' users) was sent a message from a list
(a 'jobs vacant' sort of list) that contained an IFRAME, or solely HTML
based content.

Having not changed any of the settings relating to IFRAME, the HTML
was stripped and the empty message sent on.

The user has now complained, and I've found the file in /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine,
but naturally it's just the HTML on it's own.

What's the easiest way of re-sending this file, so the user actually receives it?

And also, which setting obviously configures the 'stripping' of unwanted content
rather than totally blocking the message and just informing the sender and administrator
about the 'unwanted' content (in the case of any other malware/virii, I guess).


Peter Bates, Systems Support Officer, Network Support Team.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Telephone:0207-958 8353 / Fax: 0207- 636 9838 

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