New beta 4.69.3 released
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Mon Apr 14 17:23:17 IST 2008
On 4/14/2008 5:50 PM, Julian Field wrote:
> Alex Broens wrote:
>> On 4/14/2008 4:06 PM, Julian Field wrote:
>>> I have released a new beta version of MailScanner, 4.69.3.
>>> The main new features in this beta are:
>>> - New keywords available in "Spam Actions" (and its relations) and
>>> "Archive Mail" in MailScanner.conf. These let you put _FROMUSER_,
>>> _FROMDOMAIN_, _TOUSER_, _TODOMAIN_ and _DATE_ in the "forward" email
>>> address in "Spam Actions" and in the archive location and forwarding
>>> addresses in "Archive Mail". This lets you build all sorts of fancy
>>> systems that use procmail to deliver messages directly into spam
>>> databases and mail archives that are sorted by recipient address, and
>>> clever things like that.
>>> - New MailScanner.conf setting "Missing Mail Archive Is =" which lets
>>> you specify whether a destination in "Archive Mail =" is an
>>> mbox-format file or a directory. This used not to be necessary as you
>>> could predict the name of the next mbox file as it could only contain
>>> fixed strings or the date, so you could create the mbox file in
>>> advance if you wanted to deliver to that format. However, now it can
>>> be based on the sender and/or recipients of the message, it cannot be
>>> predicted so has to be told which type to use if the archive location
>>> is not present. It will automatically create all necessary complete
>>> directories trees to be able to archive the mail in your requested
>>> Please let me know if this works for you okay, and also if there are
>>> any necessary facilities I have not provided for this to be most
>>> useful to you. The only one that immediately comes to mind is to be
>>> able to specify an arbitrary directory location in the "store" spam
>>> action. Do you need that ability to do that too?
>> Question: Will your IMAPspam custom function work with this?
> Any idea who I wrote it for or what it does?
It was designed to store spam (or ham) in a remote IMAP account/folder
to avoid having mabox/files on MailScanner boxes.
Back in 2006, when your wrote it, it required a massive MS hack to make
it work. I gave up hacking through MS releases to keep it running.
MS' new action features seem to fit the concept way better so it may be
of use again.
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