Releases messages from quarantine rejoin quarantine

Scott Silva ssilva at
Fri Feb 27 18:56:16 GMT 2009

on 2-27-2009 9:15 AM Jason Voorhees spake the following:
> Hi:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Glenn Steen <glenn.steen at> wrote:
>> 2009/2/27 Jason Voorhees <jvoorhees1 at>:
>>> Hi people:
>>> I'm using MailScanner and MailWatch. Everything is OK, spam messages
>>> are going to quarantine. But when I try to release a message from
>>> quarantine (a false positive) the message joins again the quarantine.
>>> Mailwatch shows me that the message now is coming from
>>> postmaster at to original-recipient at
>>> I'm using the QUARANTINE_USE_SENDMAIL (true) setting in conf.php of
>>> Mailwatch configuration, so I think MailScanner see these released
>>> messages coming from their original sender and IP address but doesn't
>>> understand that is coming from localhost (trough sendmail binary).
>>> What exception rule can I create to always allow quarantine released
>>> message to pass? I tried adding a from to
>>> whitelist setting but it doesn't work... because of the sendmail
>>> binary way of releasing.
>>> Could someone give any ideas? Thanks, bye
>> Whitelist
> I also did this, it doesn't work... because I think that the message
> isn't originated from, the original message is requeued
> using sendmail so headers aren't modified.
> Am I wrong maybe?
Whitelisting doesn't stop content checks, just spam checks. See my other post
on how to get this working.

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