Fetchmail and MailScanner

Alex Broens ms-list at alexb.ch
Wed Aug 20 09:11:32 IST 2008

On 8/20/2008 9:27 AM, Ismail OZATAY wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am using fetchmail as a pop connector. It downloads a lot of pop3 
> inbox from some isps and it works properly. Today i installed postfix 
> and mailscanner for filtering virus and spam mails on the same server 
> but there is something wrong with mail headers. Because mail header says 
> that mail coming from localhost which is already whitelisted. 
> So every incoming mail is tagged as clean. How can i fix this problem ? 
> Can i send incoming mails to smtp with the original header?

tell fetchmail to use the NIC's IP as SMTP and not

depending how you call it

/usr/bin/fetchmail -S

that should solve your problem

fetchmail docs show this quite clearly.



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