Maximum Notifications Limit

Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Feb 5 19:44:54 GMT 2004

By default, new or upgraded installations don't notify senders.
Notifying senders is now a bad idea and shouldn't be done.

At 02:09 05/02/2004, you wrote:
>There should be a maximum number of virus infection notifications sent
>per day value.  After so many infection bounce notifications, the system
>should stop sending them.  Otherwise our messages that alert "senders"
>that they have sent a virus infected message could bring the Internet
>to it's knees.  Typically, I register a new virus as "silent" in the
>configurations right away.  Here's an interesting article on the
>Joe Baker <joebaker at>
>Digital Communications Research, Inc.

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