Global Rule for checking mails

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Tue Feb 7 16:50:02 GMT 2006

Better to do this ip-based as spam/viruses fake the from domain to be the to
domain etc....

Have a look at the "Scan Email" option MailScanner.conf

Martin Hepworth 
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of mailscanner at
> Sent: 07 February 2006 15:16
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: Global Rule for checking mails
> Hi!
> Is it possible to set a rule where I can configure if mailscanner checks
> mails from email adresses or not?
> We had mailscanner running with debian woody and after upgrading to sarge
> it seems that mailscanner checks every outgoing mail, if it's in the rules
> or not.
> The rules file looks like this:
> FromOrTo:	*	yes
> To:	*	yes
> To:	*	yes
> FromOrTo:	default	no
> For testing I've set the rule for domain1 to no but mailscanner checks
> mails coming or going to this adress...
> Hope you understand what I've wrote... :)
> Kind Regards, Ingo


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