spam checks for per settings differ

Roland Ehle mailscanner at CARLO65.DE
Wed Jun 25 21:26:56 IST 2003

Hi Brent,

Brent schrieb:
> I am testing out having per user settings and it works fine when an 
> email is sent to just 1 user.  However if an email is sent to 2 users at 
> the same domain, To: and CC: and one user is configured to have spam 
> checks and one is not then MailScanner takes the action of the To: user 
> and ignores any settings for the user in the CC:.  Is it designed to do 
> it that way?  Is the action only taken on the user/domain in the to: 
> field with the cc /bcc ignored? Also what about if 2 users are in the 
> To: field, what action is taken( I didn’t have a chance to test that 
> one).  BTW I know all of that is confusing I hope you understand what I 
> am explaining.

the behaviour of MailScanner, you described is correct. Lets figure out why:

- even if the mail has 100 recipients on your server it will arrive as 
one single mail

- it is still one single mail when MailScanner checks it for viruses and 

- only for the local delivery the mail will be "copied" if it has more 
than on recipient.

Though, in my opinion it is impossible to have 2 or more different rules 
applied to one mail with several recipients.


P.S. Sorry for my bad englisch

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