Problems with certain mails being handled by mailscanner - mails just disappear

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Jun 30 16:03:30 IST 2008

Gordon Colyn wrote:
> ITNT BannerWhat is the command I can run to scan an email on my server to 
> try and work out why my mailscanner is not handling certain mails with 
> attachments?
> i.e. MailScanner --debug --lint < test.eml
You can't do that, but if you can get the message in your MTA's queue 
file format then you can tell MailScanner to just scan a particular 
message id in a particular queue directory, with all the debug output 
switched on, and it will do that.
    MailScanner --help
to see all the delightful command-line switches you have available.


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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