MailScanner ANNOUNCE: New stable release 4.78.17
MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Oct 2 08:33:59 IST 2009
On 01/10/2009 22:37, Chris Barber wrote:
> On 10/01/2009 02:29 PM, Jules Field wrote:
>> - virus scanning is now done before spam scanning.
>> - new support for "spam-viruses" which are spam messages detected by
>> your virus scanner (such as with the extra ClamAV signature databases,
>> or F-Prot). This is managed by the new MailScanner.conf settings
>> "Spam-Virus Header" and "Virus Names Which Are Spam". See the ChangeLog
>> for more information.
> Does this mean that spams caught by the virus scanner will not be
> deleted anymore? I.E. We can have SA assign a score and the user will
> see the message in the quarantine report for instance? Also, will
> whitelisting work as well?
Correct. Should be correct on all counts. The "Spam-Virus Header" is
added *before* the message goes into SpamAssassin, so you can write an
SA rule that will catch entries in this header and assign a score to
them. Then the resulting score can be handled as normal.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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