Qmail-Scanner is an add-on that enables a Qmail e-mail server to scan all gateway-ed e-mail for certain characteristics (i.e. a content scanner). It is typically used for its anti-virus protection functions, in which case it is used in conjunction with external virus scanners. but also enables a site (at a server/site level) to react to e-mail that contains specific strings in particular headers, or particular attachment filenames or types (e.g. *.VBS attachments). It also can be used as an archiving tool for auditing or backup purposes. Qmail-Scanner is integrated into the mail server at a lower level than some other Unix-based virus scanners, resulting in better performance. It is capable of scanning not only locally sent/received e-mail, but also e-mail that crosses the server in a relay capacity.
This is a patched version (ergo unofficial) of qmail-scanner, that adds some options focused in deal with spam and others features.
Salvatore Toribio modified the code of qmail-scanner with the patch from Chris Hine to block (quarantine) spam, based in the score of SpamAssassin, most of the users don't know how to filter messages tagged as spam, and later he added some other little functionalities.
Author: Jason Haar <Jason [dot] Haar [at] trimble [dot] co [dot] nz>
Author: Salvatore Toribio <toribio [at] pusc [dot] it>
Maintainer: T2 Project <t2 [at] t2-project [dot] org>
T2 source: configure_no_exit_on_fail.diff
T2 source: head-1-postst.diff
T2 source: no_magic.diff
T2 source: postsysfiles.in
T2 source: qmail-scanner.cache
T2 source: qmail-scanner.conf
T2 source: qmail-scanner.desc
Build time (on reference hardware): 5% (relative to binutils)2
Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.03 MB, 21 files
Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.
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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).