Mail from Outside our Domain not Stored

Mark Sapiro mark at
Tue Jun 11 19:46:57 UTC 2019

On 6/11/19 12:36 PM, Lamar Milligan via MailScanner wrote:
> Email from outside our domain are not stored in the quarantine folders. 

Is MailScanner invoked at all on these mails? If it is, it would seem
from your settings that the mail should be stored.

Is there some ruleset that exempts non-local mail?

Does the delivery path for non-local mail invoke MailScanner?

> If email originates from our domain it is processed as expected, both
> stored and delivered to recipients.  MailScanner runs on a mail gateway
> running sendmail.  All users have entries in the /etc/aliases file that
> actually delivers email to accounts on our Zimbra server.  I suspect that
> is the reason for this behavior, but would really appreciate input from
> others. 
> The following are set in the MailScanner.conf file:
> Spam Actions = store header "X-Spam-Status: Yes"
> High Scoring Spam Actions = store header "X-Spam-Status: Oh Yes"
> Non Spam Actions = store deliver header "X-Spam-Status: No"

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