MailScanner archive question

Jose Perez jvoorhees1 at
Tue Apr 7 13:10:08 IST 2009

Hi People:

I'm using MailScanner 4.74.16 with Archiving feature like this:

Archive Mail = Archive Mail = %rules-dir%/mail.archiving.rules

The content of %rules-dir%/mail.archiving.rules is this:

To:       *
From:   *

This is working fine, all users that send and receive
e-mail are getting their messages archived but MailScanner it's doing
something I believe is wrong.

Only when some external user (some user at Internet, outside sends a message to somebody of with CC
(copies) to other people of external domains (i.e, then MailScanner is creating also a directory under
/var/spool/MailScanner/archive/ with the name (only user
part without of those users who received the copies but
aren't, so I'm seeing how now exists more directories
than users of under

I mean, if jvoorhees1 at send a message to admin at
with CC to bgates at then MailScanner creates the file
Received under the

How can I prevent MailScanner of creating directories of external users?

I hope someone can give me some advice, thanks. Bye!

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