Add ID to email headers?

Michael Mansour micoots at
Thu Nov 29 10:23:05 GMT 2007


Jason Ede <J.Ede at> wrote: I guess a modified version of this could be added in to the Mailwatch called from Always looked up last? Be nice and neat then.

From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Julian Field [MailScanner at]
Sent: 21 November 2007 16:40
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: Add ID to email headers?

Yes, it's quite simple. I'm not going to put it in the code unless quite
a few people want it, but as you said a patch was okay, try the attached
I personally think this would be a nice option to have without an ad-hoc patch.

Maybe take a vote from the list?

patch to (/usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/

It's pretty obvious how it works :-)

Vincent Verhagen wrote:
> Hi all,
> My setup: Postfix 2.4.3, MailScanner 4.61.7, MailWatch 1.0.3
> Would any of you know if it is possible (if need be with a small
> patch) to add the ID field that mailwatch uses to a header in the
> outgoing emails?
> I'd like to add something like X-orgname-MailScanner-ID so I can
> easily trace back messages I get questions about.
> Regards,
> Vincent
> P.S. Lulu just shipped the book :)


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