Watermark and User Notification

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jun 12 21:38:12 IST 2008

on 6-12-2008 1:26 PM Julian Field spake the following:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 6-12-2008 1:10 PM Julian Field spake the following:
>>> Donnie D. Quindardo wrote:
>>>> - Configure MailScanner to notify users that their attachments have 
>>>> been  blocked.
>>>> - Configure MailScanner to use Watermarks and note that messages 
>>>> that have no sender and no watermark are spam.
>>>> - Send an e-mail through MailScanner with an attachment that is 
>>>> banned, perhaps "test.com".
>>>> - Look in the spam quarantine of MailScanner, the notification 
>>>> e-mail that is sent to the user is there. That's because it is sent 
>>>> with an envelope address of <> and does not get a MailScanner 
>>>> Signature beforehand.
>>> In which case you just need to use a ruleset to exempt mail from 
>>> from watermarking checks. Should I do this automatically in 
>>> the code, or are there situations in which this isn't the desired 
>>> behaviour?
>>> Jules
>> Does a ruleset on scan messages also cover this, or is watermarking 
>> outside that catch-all?
> You don't need to do anything that radical, you just need a ruleset on 
> the option that controls the checking of watermarks.
> Jules
Let me re-phrase this... If you already have a rule in scan messages for 
mailwatch releases, will it also cover the watermark code?

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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