How to deliver quarantined email with exim

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Apr 1 19:01:50 IST 2008

Move them into /var/spool/exim/input, make sure they have exactly the 
same ownership, group and permissions as all the other files in there, 
and Exim should pick them up and deliver them.
To hurry the process along, something like
/usr/sbin/exim -C /etc/exit/exit_send.conf -Mc message-id-here
should kick it into making a delivery attempt.

Kirk Lowery wrote:
> I have a bunch of "false positives" in the quarantined directory of
> MailScanner. I want to use exim to deliver these messages, but they
> are the *-D *-H files that exim normally needs.
> Exim delivers mail to a cyrus imap server, and that is why I'd like
> exim to deliver these false positives. I've looked at the man pages,
> tried a bunch of options, googled and got no clear answer.
> Can anyone point me toward a solution?
> TIA!
> Kirk


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