how do you bypass virus scanning?
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Sat Nov 15 04:52:46 GMT 2003
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Rusty W [mailto:rusty at EYTCHISONGROUP.COM]
> Envoyé : Friday, November 14, 2003 8:52 PM
> À : MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Objet : Re: how do you bypass virus scanning?
> >> -----Message d'origine-----
> >> De : Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
> >> Envoyé : Friday, November 14, 2003 6:26 AM
> >> À : MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> >> Objet : Re: how do you bypass virus scanning?
> >> 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.
> > Hi,
> > I tried to write a simple tutorial for rules.
> Please correct me
> > as I havent written tons of those, and english is not my mother
> > tonge.
> > 1-for every setting that says: "This can also be the
> > filename of a ruleset", you can create rules for specific
> > users, domain, network (from or to).
> > <ToDo> Any other actions or criterias (FromOrTo?)?
> > 2-You just go to the setting you are looking for in
> > /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf. For example, lets' use
> the one called
> > "High Scoring Spam Actions = ".
> > 3-You put the path to the file of the ruleset you want to use
> > (%rules-dir%/high.scoring.rules, for example.
> > 4-You then create the file, and following the pattern in
> > %rules-dir%/EXAMPLES, you build your rules. You enter your
> criterias on
> > the left side (Ex. To: @domain.com) and you enter what
> actions you want on
> > the right (forward user at domain.com). Don't forget to put a
> default entry.
> > What you put on the right-hand side is what will replace
> the setting in
> > MailScanner.conf, for this criteria.
> > 5-Finally restart or reload MailScanner and test it out.
> >> >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.
> >> >
> >> >Thanks!
> >> --
> >> Julian Field
> >> www.MailScanner.info
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> >> PGP footprint: EE81 D763 3DB0 0BFD E1DC 7222 11F6 5947 1415 B654
> Thanks for the input. I browsed the archives and didn't see
> this question
> - perhaps i didn't look hard enough.
> I know about rule-sets, i have written some *very* simple
> ones for how to
> hanlde spam. I have *no idea* why it didn't occur to me to
> write one for
> "Virus Scanning".
> Thanks for the "jump-start" to get my brain going again! ;-)
Do you think I should put that up in the FAQ? -Anyone?
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