Conditional rule based on content information

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu May 8 10:26:34 IST 2008

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Dave Jones wrote:
> >It's in the latest releases. Here's the relevant chunk from
> >MailScanner.conf:
> ># This option can be used to stop any duplication of en email signature
> ># appearing in the HTML of an email message. It looks for the "alt"
> ># attribute in the <img> tag specifying the image to be inserted int the
> ># HTML signature. If you want to use this option without inserting an 
> image
> ># into the signature, simply specify an <img> tag without a "src" 
> attribute.
> >#
> ># If the "alt" tag appears, and contains the word "MailScanner" and the
> ># word "Signature" and the %org-name% you specified at the top of 
> this file,
> ># then the message is considered to already be signed. If this option is
> ># also set to "yes", then it will not be signed again. Multiple image
> ># signatures at the bottom of a message can make the message very 
> large and
> ># ugly once it has been replied to a couple of times.
> ># This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
> >Allow Multiple HTML Signatures = no
> >This should do exactly what you're looking for. If it doesn't then let
> >me know and I'll see what adjustments can be made.
> You added this feature for me and it is working great.  We are only 
> getting one signature.  If we send the first email out, then 
> everything looks great -- our logo/slogan is appended to the bottom of 
> our email.  The situation I am trying to prevent is when the first 
> email is sent inbound and we reply/forward causing our logo/slogan to 
> be added to the bottom of the original external person's email.  It 
> makes things appear that <> (external company) 
> has our <> logo/slogan.
> All I need now it to be able to detect an original email based on 
> something in the headers or body so I can make the signature rule 
> conditional on this.
I've done this for you. You give it a list of header names. If it finds 
any of them in the headers of the message, it decides it's actually a 
reply and won't attach the HTML signature to it. Is that okay?
> >Dave Jones wrote:
> >> Is there a way to make a rule conditional on a body content?  Would an
> >> SA rule be required to get a hit on that score then take different 
> action?
> >>
> >> What I am trying to do it only append the inline HTML signature only
> >> on the first outbound email for a particular domain.  Currently the
> >> HTML signature is getting appended to the bottom of all outbound email
> >> (for my test email address) so if the email originates from the
> >> outside and I reply, then _my signature_ is being appended to the
> >> original bottom that _was not mine_.
> >>
> >> So I need to find a way to detect and append the inline HTML signature
> >> only to the first outbound email from my domain.  Can this be done
> >> with some advanced rules based on SA scoring?
> >>
> >> I have searched with various keywords in the mailing list archive with
> >> no success.
> >>
> >> --
> .> Dave Jones
> >Jules
> -- 
> Dave Jones 


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