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       MailScanner - a email virus scanner and spam tagger.


       MailScanner [options] [configfile]


       This manual page documents briefly the MailScanner options.

       This manual page was written for the Debian(TM) distribution because
       the original program does not have a manual page.

       MailScanner is a freely distributable E-Mail gateway virus scanner and
       spam detector. It uses sendmail or Exim as its basis, and a choice of
       free/commercial virus scanning engines to do the actual virus scanning.
       It can decode and scan attachments intended solely for Microsoft
       Outlook users (MS-TNEF). If possible, it will disinfect infected
       documents and deliver them automatically. It also has features which
       protect it against Denial Of Service attacks.


       A summary of options is included below.

       -h -H -help
           Show summary of options.

       -v -V -version -Version
           Show version of program and the perl libraries used.

           Test the configuration and report errors.

       -c -C -changed
           Show all values in the configuration which differ from the
           hardcoded defaults.

           Run MailScanner in debug-mode. In debug-mode MailScanner doesn't
           spawn childrens and produce a lot of output. Can be compined with

           Run the spamassassine module inside MailScanner in debug-mode.
           Warning: This option doesn't stop MailScanner from spawning
           childrens! Can be compined with -debug.

           Name of the option/rule against which the values of -to, -from, -ip
           or/and -virus are tested.

           From-address to test the option/rule specified by -value. Can be
           any part of a mailaddress.

           To-address to test the option/rule specified by -value. Can be used
           multiple times.

           IP-address to test the option/rule specified by -value.

           Name of the virus to test the option/rule specified by -value.


       MailScanner -debug -debug-sa
           Starts MailScanner in full debug-mode.

       MailScanner -value="Is Definitely Not Spam"
           Test if mails from are matched by the rule for the
           option "Is Definitely Not Spam." (aka. whitelist). Output:

               Looked up internal option name "spamwhitelist"
               With sender =
               Client IP =
               Virus =
               Result is "1"

               0=No 1=Yes


       df2mbox(8) d2mbox(8) update_phising_sites(8) update_virus_scanners(8)


       This manual page was written by Simon Walter
       for the Debian(TM) system (but may be used by others). Permission is
       granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms
       of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version
       published by the Free Software Foundation.

       On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.


       Simon Walter


       Copyright © 2006 Simon Walter

[FIXME: source]                   09.12.2006