Extreme Whitelisting

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Jan 26 16:22:00 GMT 2004

At 16:02 26/01/2004, you wrote:
>On some domains passing through my mailscanner gateway, I receive a request
>that no processing be done for a specific user and, additionally, would like
>to save cpu cycles.  Right now I have to use rule files to disable spam
>scanning, virus scanning, and spam header to avoid the appearance as well as
>the fact of processing.
>Is there (could there be) a way to alert MailScanner to just move the
>messages for this user to the outbound queue and quit?

It will always add the X-MailScanner-Information: header (unless that is
set to blank). The only processing left is all the stuff required to work
out that you didn't want to scan it in the first place. If you are using
sendmail or Exim then the overhead caused by adding the header is very small.

Julian Field
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