encrypted mails handling

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu May 8 22:10:34 IST 2003

At 21:59 08/05/2003, you wrote:
>I now that there is an option to block encrypted mail in Mailscanner.conf.
>However, in a real environment as a service provider or as a corporate
>mailing system, this cannot be enforced. We will need to skip scanning and
>skip addition of any text by MailScanner to the body so that the message
>does not show up as tampered enroute.

The optional signature added to the end of a message by MailScanner should
get added after the main MIME body text. So, for example, it is safe with
PGP signatures and things like that.

Can you give me more details of what you are trying to achieve?

>How does one achieve this? I've a mail signature rule domain-wise.
>Another thought: This kind of generic handling can be done if we can use
>any mail header in the rules file instead of just From and To.

What sort of a rule would you like to see? The "From" and "To" options at
the moment work on the envelope, not on the headers.
Julian Field
Professional Support Services at www.MailScanner.biz
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