How to disable a mail to a user before scanning

Mike Kercher mike at CAMAROSS.NET
Tue Jul 8 18:10:18 IST 2003

Why not add an entry to /etc/mail/virtusertable and /dev/null it?


-----Original Message-----
From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf
Of Harish Amin
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 12:11 PM
Subject: How to disable a mail to a user before scanning

I receive about 50 messages to a unknown user on my SMTP server and I as a
postmaster receive all the messages back I tried the rules

# more spam.actions.rules
To:     webmaster at    delete

# more spam.blacklist.rules
#To:     /^$/    yes
To:     webmaster at   yes

But I still keep getting it

The original message was received at Tue, 8 Jul 2003 12:08:05 -0500 (CDT)
from []

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<'webmaster at>
    (reason: 553 5.3.5 system config error)

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
553 5.3.5 config error: mail loops back to me (MX
554 5.3.5 Local configuration error

AM I doing something wrong here...
I am running MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner version 4.22-4 on SUn Solaris
running sendmail Any Help will be appreciated

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