MailScanner Postfix question

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at
Fri Feb 10 13:11:47 GMT 2006

Rodney Green wrote:
> Hello,
> Does MailScanner bypass Postfix's cleanup daemon? I can't remember at 
> what point mail is reintroduced to Postfix from MailScanner.

The cleanup daemon takes care of header_checks, which is responsible for 
putting mails in the hold directory.. so no, mailscanner doesn't bypass 
the cleanup daemon.

See:, for more details..

- dhawal

> Thanks,
> Rod

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