[Mimedefang] Forwarding spam to an admin mbox instead of quarantine

Tim Kramer kramer.tim at cox.net
Mon Jul 15 17:02:01 EDT 2002

I've done something similar in the past.  When messages were flagged
as spam, porn, infected, etc. I called Sendmail with a separate config
file (the -c flag if I remember correctly).  The SmartHost option was
set to the main holding machine.  Since the e-mail was not local, it got

- Tim

On Mon, 2002-07-15 at 15:00, David Hollis wrote:
> I am trying to setup a MIMEDefang/SpamAssassin solution for a customer
> and they are wanting an almost black box for the mail relay portion. 
> What I am attempting to do is have all messages that are flagged as spam
> forwarded to an internal mailbox for admin review/holding for customer
> request/whatever so the admins can easily filter the messages etc etc. 
> They are a Notes shop, not a Unix type environ.  I attempted using the
> resend_message routines but those send the original unaltered message
> which makes it difficult for them to find messages destined for a
> certain user or to drop messages with high spam scores easily.  I then
> tried to use those routines as boilerplate to send the MIME entity that
> gets created but I lose all of the initial header components (important
> stuff like Subject!).   I am also trying to add the original recipient
> as a header field so it can be retained since the resend (naturally) is
> aimed at a different user.  Any thoughts?
> An unfortunate req is to have the UNIX side as black box as possible so
> they can tweak and alter behaviors on the Notes side instead, even if it
> is not as efficient.
> Any suggestions on how I can get these messages reformulated with all of
> the right info would be greatly appreciated.
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