MailScanner SMTP question

Jeff Mills Jeff.Mills at
Mon Mar 6 03:41:12 GMT 2006

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> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at]On Behalf 
> Of Laurent
> Dinclaux
> Sent: Monday, 6 March 2006 2:19 PM
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: MailScanner SMTP question

> I mean, is MailScanner able to reject a mail at SMTP level, before 
> downloading it and wasting bandwidth?

MailScanner sits between an external MTA and your "real" mail system.
MailScanner does not handle SMTP.
You may be able to configure your MTA to reject certain mail at SMTP level, but this is not MailScanner.
If you want a system like that, you could try Messagewall.

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