Additional recipients within same lose mail when quarantined/released...

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Thu Mar 15 19:43:43 CET 2007

On 15/03/07, am.lists <am.lists at> wrote:
> Sorry for the ramble of a subject line, but what I'm seeing is
> essentially lost mail to additional recipients.
> Scenario: (Config: Postfix, Mailscanner, Mailwatch.)
> Bob sends John and Mary an email. It gets tagged as spam. Both are at
> As John's listed as the first to address in the
> envelope, he gets the message in his quarantine. He releases it. Mary
> knows nothing of the email. No quarantine file for her (in MailWatch),
> and when John releases it, it only goes to John.
> Variation:
> Bob sends to Tom and John. John is at but Tom is at
> Both are handled by my mailscanner. Same exact
> behavior as above.
> I've been googling this and the solutions I've found have been really
> ancient (2003 vintage), and as such, several versions of released code
> old.
> I'm wondering if there's some new way of fixing this issue? I don't
> particularly want to rig up a second instance of postfix on some odd
> port just to fix this... unless I have to. 8-(
> Angelo
Not yet, there isn't... Unless you patch MailWatch to handle this
(ISTR there being some patches for this floating around).

-- Glenn
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