caused an error: The main body of virus data is out ofdate(542)

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Wed Jun 7 14:46:01 IST 2006


How are the quarantine files storesd? If they are MTA mail queue format it's
easy enough to copy them back into the incoming MTA queue directory (not
sure if will work happily with qmail or postfix though as the filename are
based on the inode number)..

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

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> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Howard Robinson
> Sent: 07 June 2006 11:44
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> Subject: caused an error: The main body of virus data is out ofdate(542)
> Dear list members
> I have had all email marked as a virus with the above message.
> I had a trawl and sure enough I had forgotten to update Sophos.
> I have done this and mail is now going in and out again.
> I had to be today when I had  doctors appointment so was late in!!!
> Any way is there a quick method of releasing all the blocked emails from
> quarantine or do I have to do each one separately?
> I want to resubmit them ideally so that 'real' viruses are still caught?
> Any help appreciated.
> Regards
> Howard Robinson,
> (Senior Technical Development Officer),
> Harper Adams University College,
> Edgmond,
> Newport,
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