[FAQ] Viruses in High Scoring Spams are not detected

Evert Jan van Ramselaar evertjan at VANRAMSELAAR.NL
Wed Feb 25 16:01:44 GMT 2004

Randal, Phil shared the following on 25-02-04 16:19:
> 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

Wouldn't it be nice to have an option 'scan', so the messages will be
scanned for dangerous content anyway?

        High Scoring Spam Actions = store scan

   Evert Jan van Ramselaar  <evertjan at vanramselaar.nl>
   Van Ramselaar Info Tech  <http://www.vanramselaar.nl>

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