Release quarantined message using postfix

Shawn Iverson iversons at
Sun Sep 23 13:59:32 UTC 2018

Check this out.  It is a MailWatch FAQ, but it is relevant to your scenario.

On Sun, Sep 23, 2018 at 9:42 AM Kenneth Hansen <kenneth at>

> Hi
> I am building a custom solution with MailScanner v5 and Postfix as the MTA.
> I followed the MTA guide on for setting it up using
> postfix.
> However, I have an issue when it comes to releasing a message marked as
> high-spam and therefore it is stored and not delivered to the recipient.
> The server running MailScanner + Postfix is not the same as the server
> where the recipient email account is located.
> If I just use the sendmail command with -i and -f options, postfix does
> try to deliver the quarantined email, but MailScanner will process it again
> and therefore it is once again stopped as high-spam.
> Is there a way to make postfix deliver the email, without having
> MailScanner process it again or at least just skip spam scanning?
> I am not using the new Milter option, which means I still use the
> “current” Hold queue option.
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Shawn Iverson, CETL
Director of Technology
Rush County Schools
765-932-3901 x1171
iversons at
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