mailtertable and mailscanner, command line utilities...

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri May 9 18:56:28 IST 2003

At 18:40 09/05/2003, you wrote:
>Command-line tools (like mutt, mail, et al) invoke sendmail (or whatever)
>directly, which of course bypasses any scanning.
>Is there a way to circumvent this, perhaps at the firewall level.   I'm on
>FreeBSD-4.8-STABLE, at the moment.

If you use a recent sendmail, this won't be a problem.
Most mail clients can talk SMTP to a remote SMTP server, so you can use
that with the server name set to "localhost".
Julian Field
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