t.d.lee at durham.ac.uk
Tue Apr 29 10:39:07 IST 2008
Having just done some MS upgrades I saw that emails had gained an extra
header that I hadn't seen before, namely 'X-MailScanner-ID'.
Looking at the source code, it seems to have appeared somewhere between
versions 4.61.7 and 4.66.5 . But there seems to be no mention of it in
"MailScanner.conf". Nor did I see it in the ChangeLog. (Or did I miss
Any ideas what this is? And why it seems to be added unconditionally?
Also, shouldn't it be tailorable? If a long-haul email passes through two
or more MS sites (i.e. different "%org-name%") and each perhaps with two
or more MS installations within it, might it not be best to let it be
tailorable (as most other 'X-MailScanner' variables), defaulting to (say)
Julian: Could you briefly fill in the background, please? Thanks.
: David Lee I.T. Service :
: Senior Systems Programmer Computer Centre :
: UNIX Team Leader Durham University :
: South Road :
: http://www.dur.ac.uk/t.d.lee/ Durham DH1 3LE :
: Phone: +44 191 334 2752 U.K. :
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