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Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Wed Jun 30 16:51:39 IST 2004

>        I read how mailscanner works and saw that it use the sendmail
queue > schema. Can I run mailscanner in another way, say, calling it
from p3scan?

No, it's a batch based processing system, calling it on an individual
message - or while a user is waiting for a download is likely to cause
unacceptable load and delay

>        If not, I program in C, and could change mailscanner parts to
make > this job. If so, some hint from developers?

Programming in C won't help much, MailScanner is written in perl.

If... Your users always connect to their pop servers through your
gateway you could think about creating mailboxes for them on the server
(which they can access through pop) and pulling their mail down through
mailscanner using something like fetchmail.

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