Mailscanner's stopped signing messages?

Paul Hutchings paul.hutchings at
Wed May 20 16:36:14 IST 2009

OK it would appear that removing the line:

From:	193.35.217.x	yes

And replacing it with:

From:           *@us <dot>            yes

And restarting MailScanner (I did a restart without changing anything)
has made it work.

Has something changed with regard to the values that can be used in
rules (the IP address of the server hasn't changed!)?

-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Paul
Sent: 20 May 2009 08:57
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Mailscanner's stopped signing messages?

As subject - it used to and other than a recent upgrade I don't believe
I've changed anything.

How can I debug this on a production box to find out why it's not doing
it please?

Mailscanner.conf contains:

Sign Clean Messages = %rules-dir%/signature.rules


[root at relay log]# cat /etc/MailScanner/rules/signature.rules
# Only sign outbound mail
From:           someaddress at us <dot>         no
From:           193.35.217.x                  yes
From:   *@ us <dot> and From:  193.35.217.x   yes
FromOrTo:       default                         no

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