Could virus scanning be installed on master?
I'm getting virus bounces when master tries to send mail on to developers who
have their machines configured to reject such messages, I've just got two
from messages to Vincent.
Vincent, would it be possible for you to configure your server to
unconditionally accept mail from master and then send viruses to /dev/null?
In a general sense rejecting a virus with a code 550 is good, but in the case
of mail forwarders it just results in a bounce going to an innocent third
party. While master lacks virus scanning the best thing to do is to accept
the message and send it to /dev/null so that no bounces are generated.
However sending 550 codes is ideal for mail that goes direct.
Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender
Date: Today 00:02:34
From: Mail Delivery System <Mailer-Daemon@gluck.debian.org>
This message was created automatically by mail delivery software (Exim).
A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:
SMTP error from remote mailer after end of data:
host mail.renardias.com [188.8.131.52]: 550 This message contains a
virus or other harmful content (Worm.SCO.A)
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