Not including %org-name%

Peter email at
Thu Dec 9 06:05:12 UTC 2021

Thanks for investigating.

># However, if you are changing some variable definition which is used

I take this to mean if you redefine the defnition, not the actual variable.
 Example you might define it to be a file possibly.

There is no point in having a variable if it doesn't do anything.  When I
edited it in the original conf file, that change was reflected in all items
in the header that I would expect to change.

It's definitely a problem that the new conf file isn't overwriting that
variable in the original file.

With Rhel/Centos RPM updates, from memory if the the update creates an
RPM-new file, but it's then a task to find the new stuff.  A lot easier to
just overwrite the original and leave tthe personal file to make the

This email doesn't go out through the new system, so it's not showing here.


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On 8/12/2021 at 8:59 AM Mark Sapiro wrote:

>On 12/7/21 10:59 PM, Peter wrote:
>> I have run a few tests, and the variable %org-name% is only included
>> my /conf.d/myconf file if I delete or comment out the variable in the
>> original MailScanner.conf file.
>The %org-name% setting in your conf.d/myconf file is effective but it 
>doesn't change all the other MailScanner.conf settings that depend on 
>it. I.e.,
>Spam-Virus Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-SpamVirus-Report:
>Mail Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner:
>Spam Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-SpamCheck:
>Spam Score Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-SpamScore:
>Information Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-Information:
>Envelope From Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-From:
>Envelope To Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-To:
>ID Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-ID:
>IP Protocol Version Header = # X-%org-name%-MailScanner-IP-Protocol:
>Hostname = The %org-name% ($HOSTNAME) MailScanner
>Attachment Warning Filename = %org-name%-Attachment-Warning.txt
>Watermark Secret = %org-name%-Secret
>Watermark Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-Watermark:
>MCP Header = X-%org-name%-MailScanner-MCPCheck:
>As it says at the top of MailScanner.conf
># However, if you are changing some variable definition which is used
># in other definitions in this file such as %org-name% in the first
># example below, you must also either change it in this file or copy
># all the definitions that use that variable into your own file.
>> Not a major issue, except edits in the original file will get
>> in updates.
>No they don't.
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