Mailscanner (or rather clam AV) tagging some messages as "other infection".

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Aug 25 20:58:17 IST 2008

Jan Johansson wrote:
> (forry for any re-post, but I have been having som issues. Thanks Julian
> for helping me out!)
> I have some mails being rejected as "other infection" and I cannot for
> the life of me see why that is. Nothing in the logs suggests the REAL
> problem to me.
> Is it possible to disable this check, and simply NOT trigger on "other
> infection"?
Can you get hold of a copy of the rejected message, even after its 
attachment(s) have been replaced? This should tell you the cause of the 


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