Allow Blackberry redirector messages

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sun Dec 28 14:17:56 GMT 2008

Just add this line to /etc/MailScanner/rules/content.scanning.rules

FromOrTo: default yes

Then "service MailScanner restart", or "service MailScanner reload" if 
MailScanner is already running.

On 28/12/08 13:46, Greg J. McGreevy wrote:
> yes I found this before I posted:
> I used
> MailScanner.cong
> Dangerous Content Scanning = %rules-dir%/content.scanning.rules
> ___
> File: content.scanning.rules
> From: *.*blackberry*.net no
> I could not get this working. I found the above statement in the 
> mailscanner.conf file (guess it is a typo in this reply) it only has a 
> yes statement currently. I did not find the content.scanning.rules 
> file anywhere so I asummend it had to be created. Tried all of this to 
> no avail. Mailscanner service would not start. If I am in fact doing 
> something wrong and someone leads me in the right direction (step by 
> step). What are the consequences of using this statement. How I read 
> it is don't scan anything from and do nothing else 
> meaning ignore all other scanning for dangerous files. I would have 
> figured this would be an add to the current rule not a new one.
> Thanks for your help,
> Greg
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* mailscanner-bounces at on behalf of Kai 
> Schaetzl
> *Sent:* Sun 12/28/2008 6:31 AM
> *To:* mailscanner at
> *Subject:* Re: Allow Blackberry redirector messages
> Greg J. McGreevy wrote on Sat, 27 Dec 2008 22:39:27 -0500:
> > can someone send some step by step instructions on how to do this
> These are already on this list. Just search it.
> Kai
> --
> Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
> Get your web at Conactive Internet Services:
> --
> MailScanner mailing list
> mailscanner at
> Before posting, read
> Support MailScanner development - buy the book off the website!


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
Buy the MailScanner book at

MailScanner customisation, or any advanced system administration help?
Contact me at Jules at Jules.FM

PGP footprint: EE81 D763 3DB0 0BFD E1DC 7222 11F6 5947 1415 B654
PGP public key:

This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

More information about the MailScanner mailing list