[FAQ] Viruses in High Scoring Spams are not detected

Craig Daters craig at WESTPRESS.COM
Wed Feb 25 15:28:25 GMT 2004

>MailScanner does not bother to virus scan emails which are flagged as
>high-scoring Spam when the "High Scoring Spam Actions" do not deliver or
>forward, even if the items are stored in quarantine. I'd like to know that
>we're storing a virus, so the workaround I use with sendmail is:
>   High Scoring Spam Actions = store forward spam at localhost.localdomain
>and add to /etc/aliases
>   spam  /dev/null
>(and then do a "newaliases")

That's a good idea, thank you

Craig Daters (craig at westpress.com)
Systems Administrator
West Press Printing
1663 West Grant Road
Tucson, Arizona 85745-1433

Tel: 520-624-4939
Fax: 520-624-2715



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