Mailscanner not scanning all emails

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Tue Sep 27 21:14:20 IST 2005

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Tony Spencer wrote:

> Hi all
> I^Òve installed MailScanner to virus and spam scan emails.
> This seems to be working fine for email that is delivered locally on 
> the server MailScanner is running.
> However the server is also an MX for domains for which email is 
> forwarded onto different final destination servers, these emails 
> aren^Òt being scanned.
> The emails have the following in their headers:
> #########
> X-MailScanner-Information: Please contact the ISP for more information
> X-MailScanner: Not scanned: please contact your Internet E-Mail 
> Service Provider for details
> X-MailScanner-SpamScore: sss
> #########
> How can I get MailScanner to scan all port 25 traffic even if the 
> final destination isn^Òt local?


Are you sure those were added by YOUR MS server? Nowadays there should 
be the %org-name% appearing such as:
X-MyOrganization-MailScanner-Information: Please contact the ISP for 
more information


  °v°   Denis Beauchemin, analyste
 /(_)\  Université de Sherbrooke, S.T.I.
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