MailScanner Postfix question

Rodney Green rgreen at
Fri Feb 10 13:40:38 GMT 2006

Dhawal Doshy wrote:
> 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..

Thanks Dhawal. I was thinking that SMTPD did the header_checks. That is 
why I was confused as to whether or not cleanup is run.


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