Mail conditional filtering and archiving

Thiago Martins tmartins at
Wed Mar 28 20:45:31 CEST 2007

I don´t know how to do this.

I use MailWatch ( to manage the quarantine
and I check it several times a day, so I don´t need any alerts.

I know that this same tool (mailwatch) can mail reports about the
quarantine. I never use it, but maybe this can help you.


On 3/28/07, Rolands Mekss <rolands at> wrote:
> Ok, sounds good. But can i somehow inform by email this person who is
> responsible for mail reviewing about this event?
> Thiago Martins wrote:
> > You can use the "Is Definitely Spam" setting in MailScanner.conf.
> >
> > The option will be somthing like this:
> > Is Definitely Spam = %rules-dir%/spam.blacklist.rules
> >
> > Edit that file and insert this:
> > To: ripper at    yes
> >
> > All messages addressed to that mail will be flagged as SPAM and will
> > be put in quarantine if you have defined that High score spam will be
> > quarantined.
> >
> > You can review them and release if you want to.
> >
> > I hope this helps.
> >
> > On 3/28/07, Rolands Mekss <rolands at> wrote:
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I need to block outgoing messages to speciffic domain for reviewing. So
> >> for example user sends mail to ripper at, it needs to be
> >> caught, put somewhere for later inspection and if needed released as it
> >> is done with quarantine. I'm new to mailscanner, so first idea that i
> >> have is to craete ruleset and apply it to "Archive Mail" directive so
> >> these mails are stored somewhere. Also i could use "Reject Message" with
> >> similar ruleset (though i'll have to manually synchronize them).
> >>     But i have no idea how to allow a reviewer to "release" messages
> >> that are "safe". "Archive Mail" stores messages in some format, but how
> >> to "release" them or forward if they are believed to be OK.
> >>
> >>    Will appreciate any help. Corrections are welcome if i am wrong at my
> >> ideas. Thanks!

Thiago Martins

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