Releasing emails from quarantine with sendmail

Jules Field MailScanner at
Wed Mar 30 17:15:27 IST 2011

One way to solve this is to not scan mail originating from and 
then just use sendmail to re-inject the message. As it's from localhost, 
MailScanner will ignore it once you put that rule in place.

On 29/03/2011 19:31, Eduardo Casarero wrote:
> Hi everybody, does anyone know if it is possible to "release" an email 
> and queue it in the sendmail outbound queue without being processed by 
> MailScanner? I want to avoid MS because it generates a duplicated 
> record in the DB. We used Mailwatch release method for some time and 
> then a custom script to feed the released email to sendmail, but both 
> options makes the email to be reprocesed by MS.
> I searched and read about sendmails options, but i coudnt find 
> anything usefull. ¿How does MScanner send HAM emails to recipients? 
> copying df* and qf* to the outbound queue and firing a sendmail 
> process to deliver that particular email?
> Any comment/idea would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Eduardo.


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