Martin Hepworth maxsec at
Thu Nov 20 17:26:52 GMT 2008

2008/11/20 Mark <mcornes at>:
> This might seem to be a mail watch question but I think it's my .rules files
> that are at fault.
> I've followed the various pages
> That describe filename.rules, filename.rules.allowall.conf, filetype.rules
> and filetype.rules.allowall.conf
> But despite that when I attempt to release a blocked mail with attachment
> mailscanner re-blocks it again. Can anyone offer idiot proof assistance ?
> Thanks
> M
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you need a rule against "Scan messages" that is something like:

From:  no
FromOrTo:  Default  yes

That way any email from the server itself won't get scanned.
Martin Hepworth
Oxford, UK

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