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IRC Support

Vasiliy Boulytchev has setup a MailScanner IRC channel over on freenode: #mailscanner ipv4: irc.freenode.net ipv6: irc.ipv6.freenode.net I’ve also setup a “paste bin” if you need to share your config or other code with users. If you need a good IRC client use Xchat Related Posts:No Related Posts

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BitDefender issue

A number of people reported severe problems with the bitdefender update scripts yesterday. Seemingly the processes were hanging and eating up CPU. Kevin Spicer found a good interim solution: vim /usr/lib/MailScanner/bitdefender-autoupdate Comment out the following two lines: LINE 190 system “$bitDCmd > $origFile “; LINE 253 system “$bitDCmd > $destFile “; You then need to […]

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Throttling by IP

/usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/CustomConfig.pm contains a number of handy little features that are not “on” by default. One which came up on the list today was IPBlock which allows you to control the maximum number of emails from a particular IP per hour. This might be useful for combatting infected machines spewing email at servers, but it still […]

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MailScanner: Stable 4.33.3 released

Julian released 4.33.3 this morning. It’s basically a stable version based on the beta released a couple of days ago. He also released some SpamAssassin v3 related scripts yesterday, but they seem to have been removed from the downloads list (or maybe I’m blind) Related Posts:No Related Posts

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