MailScanner in Transparent Mode????

Zaeem Arshad zaeem.arshad at
Sat Mar 13 13:00:07 GMT 2010

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 11:44 AM, Jawad Khawaja <khawaja.jawad at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Can MailScanner be deployed in a Transparnt mode.
> Transparent Mode works like this......
> 1. Client will send email to xyz at by pointing his own SMTP server
> address in his client software.
> 2. Gateway device will forward all port 25 traffic to MailScanner.
> 3. MailScanner should scan email and should deliver to gateway device
> without changing any header information (i want destination domain should
> see my customer Ip rather than mailscanner IP)

You need the scrubbing of headers at the gateway device because that's
your last exit point. I am not really sure if it's such a good idea.
Could you explain why would you want do such a thing?


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