Beta release 4.61.4

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Jun 26 19:30:58 IST 2007

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DAve wrote:
> Daniel Maher wrote:
>>> 4 Added new feature (thanks to Matt Hampton for this) to skip the spam
>>> checks
>>>   on a message if it is a reply to one of your own messages. This is
>>> known as
>>>   "watermarking" a message. There are 4 new configuration settings:
>>>   Add Watermark = yes
>>>   Skip Spam Checks If Watermark Valid = yes
>>>   Watermark Secret = SOMETHING-SECRET!
>>>   Watermark Lifetime = 2419200 # = 4 weeks
>> Does this result in the addition of a header or something?  Is there 
>> detailed technical documentation available for this new feature?
> The big question is the LifeTime. Is MailScanner caching the 
> watermark? IF so can that cache be shared? We have multiple incoming 
> MS servers, and multiple outgoing SMTP servers.
It doesn't need to cache anything. The timestamp of the watermark is 
embedded in itself.
> If possible I am sure we can Ruby something up to add the watermark on 
> the outbound servers and pass that information to the MXs.
I just use MailScanner to add the watermark. Always worth checking your 
outbound mail for viruses anyway, saves any potential legal problems 
should you send a virus to someone.


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