Subject: Re: recommendations for virus/worm scanning software?
To: Michael Wolfson <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/25/2003 08:37:00
On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Michael Wolfson wrote:
> On Wednesday, September 24, 2003, at 11:37 PM, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > What's the data path?
> > network -> sendmail -> mail.local -> procmail -> spamassassin
> > ->procmail ->
> > file
> Essentially, though I use postfix and that calls procmail directly.
> procmail calls spamassassin which returns the message with its analysis
> inserted into the headers. procmail finishes the delivery process.
> > or...? Is it possible to configure sendmail to feed the messages
> > directly
> > to spamd (is that what it's for?) and then to procmail and file?
> Idunno. Try milter? AFAICT, postfix can't. Some of the other MTAs
> might, like exim.
pkgsrc/mail/exim-exiscan does exactly this - it can be setup to
pass messages to spamd just before telling the other end it was
accepted. This allows you to reject the message - so its not
your server's job to send any non delivery reports :)
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