Envelope senders, SA and MailScanner (& patch)

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Oct 6 18:04:55 IST 2004

At 16:26 06/10/2004, you wrote:
>I applied this patch to a 4.34.8-1 system and re-started MailScanner but
>am not seeing the EnvelopEFrom: header in the delivered messages.

You won't, because...

>I have not followed the SA.pm code through in detail but was the
>intention to only add this header to the copy of the message passed to

Yes. I don't want to permanently add it to the message, MailScanner can
already do this with a customisable header anyway.

> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: MailScanner mailing list
> >[mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Julian Field
> >Sent: 04 October 2004 11:54
> >Subject: Re: Envelope senders, SA and MailScanner
> >
> >Well spotted.
> >Attached is a patch to add this feature.
> >
> >At 11:00 04/10/2004, you wrote:
> >>Hello all...
> >>
> >>In the recent SA 3.0.0 release announcement, I saw under 'Engine
> >>Changes':
> >>
> >>   - Rules can now test the "MAIL FROM:" address used in the SMTP
> >>     transaction if it was logged to the message headers using the
> >>     "EnvelopeFrom" pseudo-header.  This allows rules such as
> >SPF to be
> >>     applied.
> >>
> >>Does MailScanner support this? Does it automatically pass the envelope
> >>sender (seeing as MS clearly knows it), or does this require some
> >>further configuration?
> >>
> >>Just curious!

Julian Field
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