order of scans

Sylvain Phaneuf sylvain.phaneuf at IMSU.OXFORD.AC.UK
Tue Jan 21 16:18:09 GMT 2003

That sounds promising...  looking forward to hear from Julian...

>>> RHerban at GRAMTEL.NET 21/01/2003 16:08:43 >>>
There is an option in the MailScanner.conf about silent viruses.  You should
be able to enter snowwhite or something like into that option and it won't
deliver a notice about it.
I'm not sure what method Julian is using to get the name of the virus so I
can't say how to go about getting that.


-----Original Message-----
From: Sylvain Phaneuf [mailto:sylvain.phaneuf at IMSU.OXFORD.AC.UK] 
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 11:02 AM
Subject: order of scans

I am still a newbie here, and I would like to apologise in advance if this
has been covered somewhere.

Is there a way to organise the order in which the various scans occur on the
system (MailSvanner/SpamAssassin on RedHat)

I would like to reduce the number of notifications that some of our users
get. For example we have a few users being pestered with the Snowhite and
seven dwarf message, which is a virus, and the attachement is an exe file.
We do not want to pass on this message, but because we have notifications on
for both infected messages and blocked files, the end user still receives a
message when the Snowhite message arrive. If there is a way MailScanner
could be configured so that this kind of message do produce any
notifications, some of our users would be quite happy,

Thanks in advance,


Sylvain Phaneuf --- Computing Manager   | phone : +44 (0)1865 221323
Information Management Services Unit   (Clinical School)
Oxford University                               | email :
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