MailScanner headers in quarantined messages (MailScanner and Exim)

Jim Holland mailscanner at
Fri Jul 7 17:09:46 IST 2006

On Fri, 7 Jul 2006, Blane Bramble wrote:

> Hi, I'm just setting up a test machine with MailScanner on - and so far
> it's going pretty well. However I have a question about how the
> quarantine process works - I have it set up to create quarantine files
> in queue format so they can be easily released, but when I examine
> messages that have been quarantined they have no additional MailScanner
> headers. Is this the expected behaviour - and if so, is there any way to
> change it the headers will be added so I can see why the message was
> quarantined?

To find out why the message was quarantined, just grep the mail log for 
the queue id of the quarantined message. 


Jim Holland
System Administrator
MANGO - Zimbabwe's non-profit e-mail service

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