R: R: MailScanner header tags added to message body
pippo at olidata.eu
pippo at olidata.eu
Thu Nov 13 08:23:21 GMT 2008
> pippo at olidata.eu wrote:
> > Googling a while, I found that it may be due to extra
> newline chars on
> > some header lines, making the client think that the header is
> > finished. Effectively, I found that the header tag
> > X-OriginalArrivalTime may have a double newline character
> at the end.
> > Anyway, i don't know how to fix it. I suppose that this tag
> is added
> > by Postfix, before putting the message on hold, but I
> cannot find any
> > Postfix option regarding this tag. Another possible fix may be
> > instructing MS to put its tags on top of the others instead of
> > appending. Again I don't know how to do it (if possible).
> That is most definitly not a default postfix header. Google
> was kind enough to inform me that this is in fact a Hotmail header:
> I have seen headers break up in situations where someone
> ignores the RFC and starts to use something besides the CR-LF
> combinations that one MUST use at the end of a line.
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Thanks for the info Hugo.
I investigated further more. Hotmail is not involved in my testing, but
The X-OriginalArrivalTime comes from my Exchange Server. If I hold the
message on Postfix (I simply mispelled the transport map, causing
to retry) the headers are ok, and the X-OriginalArrivalTime is not
As soon as I unhold it and deliver through Exchange, the header becomes
corrupted (the X-OriginalArrivalTime appears).
I think you found topics related to Hotmail because Hotmail is Microsoft
and, for sure, runs on Exchange servers.
I'll post on Exchange forum.
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