upgraded mailscanner, no more quarantine

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Mar 23 18:29:58 CET 2007

Blaze King spake the following on 3/23/2007 8:44 AM:
> Ok I feel stupid.
> MailScanner's quarantine was working just fine... I thought it wasn't
> because nothing new was in quarantine since the upgrade.  Well when just
> I sent myself an unacceptable file (.bat), it was blocked and
> quarantined.
> I was testing the MailScanner with the "eicar" test virus, which it
> picked up and sent a notice to the postmaster e-mail account.  While
> watching the maillog, no quarantine was ever attempted, so there was no
> error.
> Maybe the better question would be how do I modify what is quarantined
> and what isn't?  I'll be looking through MailScanner's config again...
Look around the stuff that deals with silent viruses.


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You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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