What does this mean? MailScanner: Could not analyze message

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Nov 30 12:26:17 GMT 2004

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To start with, remove the spaces from your %org-name%. As it clearly
says in MailScanner.conf, you are NOT allowed spaces in this.

Brian Parish wrote:

>Today with no changes in configuration, senders to accounts hosted here
>started getting messages like this:
>X-Univex Systems Pty Ltd-MailScanner: generated
>Our virus detector failed to completely analyse a message you sent:-
>  To: brian at univexsystems.com
>  Subject: The Application for Network Technician
>  Date: Tue Nov 30 07:08:13 2004
>Any parts of the message that could not be analysed will not have been
>If you are using Microsoft Outlook, we strongly recommend you change your
>outgoing message format from "Rich Text" to "HTML" or "Plain Text".
>1) Click on the "Tools" menu and choose "Options..."
>2) Got to the "Mail Format" tab
>3) For message format, select "HTML" or "Plain text"
>4) Click OK
>The virus detector said this about the message:
>Report: MailScanner: Could not analyze message

Julian Field
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