No Virus-Scanning if..

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Aug 2 21:02:54 IST 2005

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There is now a "Scan Messages" configuration option which 
enables/disables *all* scanning and processing of mail. If any of the 
sender+recipients of the message want scanning, then it is scanned for 
everyone. This may well be a simpler solution to what you are trying to 

The only function that is not covered by "Scan Messages" is the "Archive 
Mail" archiving (as that isn't really scanning or processing, and is 
very useful at times).

Marcel Blenkers wrote:

>Hi there,
>i am using MS 4.42.9
>But this was seen just right now:
>In the Past i asked Julian to work around the Problem if some User does 
>not want his Mails to be scanned, all other User shoud receive a scanned 
>This worked in the Past.
>Mail enters
>recipient 2: User A and User B
>User does not want his mails to be scanned, so i put up a RuleSet fromorto 
>User a no scanning and default yes for scanning..
>No some of my users received a virus infected mail.
>They where in the Recipient List with the User who does not want his mails 
>to be scanned.
>So i checked it out.
>Sended a mail with a rar file attached, in which you could find an 
>ordinary exe-file.
>If i do send the mail only to the users who want their mails to be 
>scanned, this exe got caught and filtered out.
>But, if the user who does not want his mails to be scanned, all other 
>users also receive the exe-file. :(
>In the past everything worked fine, without changing things on my sendmail 
>As all incoming mails got one mailfile for every recipient. 
>Any ideas??
>Thanks in advance
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