Spam checks first or virus

Mark Sapiro mark at
Sat Feb 18 17:35:33 GMT 2012

On 2/17/2012 8:11 AM, Ram wrote:
> I noticed that when I upgraded MailScanner to the latest version 4.84
> virus checks happen before spam checks
> Why is this so ?

This was done to support detection of "spam-viruses", i.e., spam
detected by virus scanner signatures such as those from
<>. See the entries for 4.78.3 at

> If this can be configured , how can I do it ?

It is not configurable.

Mark Sapiro <mark at>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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