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Re: Simple e-mail virus scanner

Am Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 04:23:45PM -0400, Michael Stone sagte:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 09:59:09PM +0200, Christoph Moench-Tegeder wrote:
> >The optimum is rejecting unsolicited mails during the SMTP dialog, this
> >way there will be no bounces to innocent bystanders (as caused by the
> >latest epidemic disease).
> Not really. If the message goes through intermediate mx hosts a bounce
> will be sent to the spoofed sender. The only way to handle these virus
> messages is to drop them on the floor, but there are other reasons not
> to do that. I don't know that there's a good solution.

skip the "fail text" part and you will never see them again.

deliver admin@localhost
seen save /home/admin/Mail/viruses
is much better.
(the second one will complaining about permissions if it's
not your own .forward)


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