Mailscanner/SunONE Messaging

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Fri Sep 2 03:38:45 IST 2005

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Edward Ortiz wrote:
> Hello to all, I'm currently setting up a system that will run Sun's
> 'SunOne Messaging Server' to handle our email. I'd like to configure a
> second  system running MailScanner and McAfee to do virus scanning,
> attachment blocking, etc...

Ok, good idea.

> Email will come into the Messaging server,
> get forwarded to the MailScanner system via Sun's "aliasdetourhost"
> setting, then sent back from the MailScanner system. 

Why would you accept mail directly on the Sun server?   I think you
should accept mail from the internet on the MailScanner, then send it to
the sun server once processed.  And set your MailScanner as a smart host
for the sun server it you want to scan outbound e-mails.


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