MS Config Question - outbound

sandrews at sandrews at
Thu Nov 2 14:33:13 GMT 2006

In my field, we call them customers.  Personally, I think the signature
blocks are a waste, but the customer sends me money when I do work,

-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Alex
Neuman van der Hans
Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 4:25 PM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: MS Config Question - outbound

You must remember there still are (and will be for a long time) bosses
like Dilbert's (or the boss in "The Office", UK or US, take your pick)
that *require* these useless bits of fluff.

Evan Platt wrote:
> At 11:56 AM 11/1/2006, you wrote:
>> I'm currently using mailscanner to scan all inbound mail and that 
>> works great.
>> Is there a way to use mailscanner to also be the outbound mail server

>> and add a disclaimer/signature block to all outbound messages like it

>> does for inbound scanned messages?
> I've gotta ask..
> Why?
> I know of no anti-virus program that looks for "This message was 
> scanned and found to be clean" and then ignores scanning the message.
> What's the point?
> I've seen spam with a EXE virus attached ("Microsoft Security Patch! 
> INSTALL NOW!") with a "This message was found to be virus clean."

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