[clamav-users] clamav-milter LocalNet option / outgoing mail (Debian Wheezy)

Dennis Peterson dennispe at inetnw.com
Sun Feb 22 15:18:54 EST 2015


On 2/22/15 12:16 PM, Daniel Spies wrote:
> On 02/22/2015 07:13 PM, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>> sure it makes sense to scan outgoing mail.
>
> Maybe in a company network, yes. But I don't care for the computers of my 
> clients -- these are their computers. *If* they get infected somehow, I have 
> measures to stop them from doing harm through my servers.
>
>> the tags never make sense. Turn them off by setting
>> AddHeader no
>> to clamav-milter.conf, but not by not scanning the mail.
>
> But if I *don't* reject e-mail, the incoming tag makes sense to inform a 
> client about the virus/phishing/spam status. The outgoing scan and tag both 
> make no sense, given the fact that I don't want to reject outgoing mail.

While I disagree with everything you've said I am glad you've spoken out. My job 
would be far easier if everyone did so.

dp



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