Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Nov 1 20:46:56 GMT 2004

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Ah, in which case I misunderstood one of the previous postings on this.
I thought that as long as the header name was "reasonable", SA would
find it if it was at the top of the headers. I didn't realise it had to
have exactly the right name as well.

Can someone else confirm that I now have this right please?
If so, I will change the default in the supplied conf file, and add a
comment about this requirement.

Alan wrote:

>Julian & Matt,
>I never did have a chance to try manually adding in Julian's patch to move
>the 'Envelope From' header to the top of the headers. But today I saw that
>Julian had added that patch to the stable release, so I went ahead and
>installed it and tested this rule.
>And, for the first time since SA3 was released, I'm again getting hits on
>the 'NO_DNS_FOR_FROM' rule!
>So, bottom line to get this rule working is MS 4.35.9 or newer must be
>installed, and you MUST set 'Envelope From Header = X-Envelope-From:' in
>SA3 will ONLY recognize the from header 'X-Envelope-From:' and it will ONLY
>accept it at the top of the headers.
>Perhaps there should be an FAQ entry explaining this, or better yet a
>comment in the MailScanner.conf dialog immediatly above the ''Envelope From
>Header =' setting.
>Anyway, thanks to both of you for helping me get this rule working again!
>On Sat, 16 Oct 2004 12:23:48 +0100, Julian Field
><mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:
>>In which case you are going to have to apply the patches by hand. Open up
>>each patch file and try to find the bit of code that matches in your
>>particular versions of these files. Patch files are easy to understand.
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