how do you bypass virus scanning?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Nov 14 11:26:02 GMT 2003

At 01:33 14/11/2003, you wrote:
>Is there a way to configure MailScanner such that emails from a specific
>address (or keyword in subject line) by-pass the *virus* scanner (but not
>Spam Filter) for one specific email account on my system?

Apply a ruleset to "Virus Scanning =".
Read /etc/MailScanner/rules/* for examples and docs.

Anyone out there fancy writing a little tutorial on rulesets please?
This question must get asked about 5 times every day.

>I found the docs on how to "whitelist" a send in regards to bypassing the
>spam filter, but nothing on how to bypass the virus filter.
>Ideally, i want to make the exception for just ONE recipient on my system
>for just ONE sender, but I will take any suggestions.

Julian Field
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