[K12OSN] Maildir imap server

Brian Chivers brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk
Mon Jun 6 08:41:36 UTC 2005

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 19:59, Shawn Powers wrote:
>>On Jun 5, 2005, at 12:38 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>>If you are using sendmail with procmail
>>>doing local delivery (the default) you can do it with
>>That brings up another question:  I currently virus scan and spam  
>>scan via procmail recipes.  Is there a better way I should be doing  
>>it?  (ie, is a milter or some such thing more efficient?)
> My favorite is using MimeDefang (http://www.mimedefang.org/)
> as a sendmail milter with it using spamassassin and clam av
> to scan at the system level, discarding viruses and rejecting
> only very high spam scores but tagging the spamassassin score
> in the header so individuals can choose their own level to
> filter with procmail or outlook rules.
> Running as a milter lets it reject at the SMTP level based
> on the scan results (so you don't have to return a bounce
> message) and will only do one scan for messages that get
> delivered to multiple addresses.
You could look at Mailscanner (http://www.sng.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailscanner/) we used to use it till 
we moved to PureMessage from Sophos. If you have the money this is a brilliant piece of software, 
runs on Linux and just works out the box.

Brian Chivers
Portsmouth College

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