Postfix anti-antivirus (was Re: [linux-elitists] procmail recipe for mydoom?)
Mon Feb 2 04:53:53 PST 2004
> > It also adds to the global bounce-to-forged-addresses fuckage, and makes
> > baby Jesus cry. I don't need any more clue from clueless drones who
> > bounce viral and wormal mail.
> I don't like making baby Jesus cry. My AV scanner rejects the virused
> mail on incoming SMTP instead of bouncing it.
Reject *means* bounce (when a real MTA is the client).
> And yes, I do realize how ironic that is, considering all my servers run
> free/open-source software. Am I wrong in feeling that virus scanning
> doesn't quite fit in to that philosophy?
It seems so; Clam has been quicker than some of the proprietaries in recent
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