Re-sending quarantined email

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Jan 21 15:36:37 GMT 2003

At 15:09 21/01/2003, you wrote:
>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
>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?

If you set
Quarantine Whole Message = no
Quarantine Whole Messages As Queue Files = yes
then all you need to do is move the qf+df files into the outgoing mqueue,
and they will get picked up and delivered.
If you have
Quarantine Whole Messages As Queue Files = no
then you can use "sendmail -t < input-message-file" to send the message to
the original recipient.

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

There are
Convert Dangerous HTML To Text
Convert HTML To Text
options which will control this. Of course these values can all be
rulesets, so that you can apply different settings to different
messages/domains/users/senders etc..

Julian Field
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