Multiple inline html signatures
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Mon Feb 15 09:28:22 GMT 2010
Looks like I said "yes" in that explanation in the docs when I meant
"no", for "Allow Multiple HTML Signatures".
Does it then work?
On 13/02/2010 18:40, BlaaT 0001 wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I've been struggling with MailScanner's options to avoid inserting an
> additional inline HTML signature.
> We're using the "Sign Clean Messages" option to add a disclaimer to
> our outgoing e-mails. Replies to those e-mails include our disclaimer
> once the message "comes back in". After a while our disclaimer is
> added to the conversation several times and I'm trying to put a stop
> to this.
> MailScanner includes options to prevend adding HTML signatures to
> e-mails that are allready signed (replies for instance where the
> disclaimer is allready part of the body).
> My settings for relevant options:
> Signature Image Filename = %report-dir%/signature.jpg
> Signature Image<img> Filename = signature.jpg
> Sign Messages Already Processed = no
> Sign Clean Messages = %rules-dir%/sign.clean.messages.rules (yes for
> outgoing messages)
> Attach Image To Signature = %rules-dir%/attach.image.to.signature.rules
> Attach Image To HTML Message Only = yes
> Allow Multiple HTML Signatures = yes
> Dont Sign HTML If Headers Exist = # In-Reply-To:
> The "Allow Multiple HTML Signatures = yes" is rather funny. "Yes"
> means that MailScanner will try to avoid double signatures:
> # This option can be used to stop any duplication of en email signature
> # appearing in the HTML of an email message. It looks for the "alt"
> # attribute in the<img> tag specifying the image to be inserted int the
> # HTML signature. If you want to use this option without inserting an image
> # into the signature, simply specify an<img> tag without a "src" attribute.
> # If the "alt" tag appears, and contains the word "MailScanner" and the
> # word "Signature" and the %org-name% you specified at the top of this file,
> # then the message is considered to already be signed. If this option is
> # also set to "yes", then it will not be signed again. Multiple image
> # signatures at the bottom of a message can make the message very large and
> # ugly once it has been replied to a couple of times.
> # This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
> In my HTML signature I've included the following line:
> <img alt="MailScanner Signature %org-name%" src="cid:signature.jpg"
> width="153" height="23">
> (I've allready tried replacing %org-name% with the org-name from the
> MailScanner.conf, no spaces in the name like it should)
> The image "signature.jpg" is included in the disclaimer with the right
> "ALT" tag as intended. Unfortunately the image + disclaimer are added
> to every outgoing mail, including the ones allready signed.
> As far as I can think of it should work with the settings specified.
> Unfortunately it doesn't.
> I've ran out of ideas on how to get this to work. I don't understand
> why it's not working.
> Our users are running Outlook 2003 mail clients with a MS Exchange
> 2007 server. MailScanner HTML protect features (disarm html) are
> disabled (yes, no, disarm settings are always set to "yes" to allow
> When I configure the "Dont Sign HTML If Headers Exist = #
> In-Reply-To:" settings (remove the #-dash) then replies don't include
> a signature, so that works.
> Does anybody have any more suggestions on how to stop MailScanner from
> adding multiple signatures to outgoing e-mails?
> I'm running:
> [root at mailscan01 /opt/MailScanner/bin]# ./MailScanner --version
> Running on
> FreeBSD mailscan01.abcorp.org 8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sun
> Dec 6 01:22:01 CET 2009
> root at freebsd80.abcorp.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC_WITH_CARP
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> This is MailScanner version 4.79.11
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