Releasing quarantined messages with exim

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Wed Feb 9 21:12:28 GMT 2005

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Kirk Lowery wrote:
> Dhawal Doshy <dhawal <at> NETMAGICSOLUTIONS.COM> writes:
>>Though I don't use exim, I would suggest looking at sendmail2 config in
>> - dhawal
>>Kirk Lowery writes:
>>>How does one use exim to release a quarantined message?
>>>The -M or -Mt options don't do it. I've looked through
>>>the Mailscanner docs and faqs, but no help there.
> Thanks for your response. But this url is not what I'm looking for. Let me
> clarify:
> When MailScanner decides something is a virus or spam, it places it in the
> /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine directory. Of course, there are going to be
> "false positives", that is, messages placed there because MailScanner thought it
> was infected or spam. But when I, as the administrator, decide that a message
> should be delivered anyway, how do I do that, using exim?
> Kirk
I don't use Exim, but ;
# Do you want to quarantine the original *entire* message as well as
# just the infected attachments?
# This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
Quarantine Whole Message = yes

# When you quarantine an entire message, do you want to store it as
# raw mail queue files (so you can easily send them onto users) or
# as human-readable files (header then body in 1 file)?
Quarantine Whole Messages As Queue Files = yes

Then you should be able to copy the queue files to outgoing queue directory.

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