Sophos and encrypted files

Mark Sapiro mark at
Tue Nov 19 19:52:33 UTC 2019

On 11/19/19 11:28 AM, Danita Zanre wrote:
> Well, I'm not apparently not even getting it to work properly in the
> virus.scanning.rules file - I've put this:
> From:            user at      no
> FromOrTo:    default                            yes
> And files from user at are still scanned.  Is this not the
> proper syntax for that file?

It is.

Do you have the appropriate

Virus Scanning = %rules-dir%/virus.scanning.rules

in your MailScanner.conf.

If that's the case, you should be aware that From and To addresses in
rules are the envelope sender and recipient(s). The envelope sender may
not be equal to the From: header address.

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

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