How to browse infected messages in quarantine?

Jason Voorhees jvoorhees1 at
Thu Feb 19 19:25:08 GMT 2009


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Steve Freegard <steve.freegard at> wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> Jason Voorhees wrote:
>> Hi people:
>> I'm sure this is a pretty easy question but I'm still unable to find
>> the appropiate directive(s) to achieve it. I quarantine all spam
>> messages and I can browse them later using MailWatch.
>> But when MailScanner founds a Virus in a message using ClamAV, I can
>> see that is sent to quarantine too, I see it in the list of
>> quarantined messages trough MailWatch but I can't see it's content nor
>> release the infected message.
>> What should I change in my configuration to be able to browse and
>> release infected messages in quarantine?
> You can't do anything through MailWatch if the message is marked as
> Virus infected; I considered that a security feature when I wrote it.
So you mean ...

1. Are you one of the developers of MailWatch?
2. The limitation of browsing the infected files is at Mailwatch? So
MS doesn't have anything to do about this?

> You'll have to release it the old-fashioned way 'sendmail -i -f [sender]
> [recipient] < /path/to/quarantine/message'.

> Regards,
> Steve.
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