Quarantine an email by size and notify.

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 10:11:55 IST 2011

On 8 August 2011 18:34, Eduardo Casarero <ecasarero at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have a request from my boss asking if it is possible to quarantine an
> email by its size (using max.size.rules) and send a notification to the
> destination email  or an administrator. The rule works ok, but the issue is
> with the action, i could not find any workaround. I did search old emails in
> the mailling list and some wide range google search but the only thing i
> found was a thread from uxbod writing about a perl plugin to use ZendTo but
> with no "ready for production" solutions.
> The behaviour we need is:
> Email arrives to MS, MS detects it's too big, MS reads action (says too big
> put in quarantine and notify), MS saves in quarantine, MS notifies
> destination.
> I am already having a discussion about how usefull would this be, but i
> would like to have a workaround or something just in case.
> Any idea would be appreciated!
> Thanks
> Eduardo.
I suppose you could do something with an SA rule and the SA rule
action thingies... But the usefulness of actually accepting and
quarantining an oversized message... Your MTA should be set to reject
oversized mail already, so this would be ... what? The
"almost-to-big"? Doesn't make sense to me... But I'm preaching to the
choir her, I guess;-)

-- Glenn
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