ScanMail Utilities Configuration Files (.conf files)

All files are text files with one entry per line. The entries are not case sensitive. The # in the first column represents a comment.

add_address_list.conf (Copy Incoming/Outgoing Mail)
This file contains addresses to copied. The addresses in the first field will be copied to the address in the second field. This applies to both incoming and outgoing mail. This is done in real time.

add_footer_list.conf (Add footer to outgoing messages)
This file contains the addresses to attach a footer to for an outgoing message. The first field is the address and the second is the fully qualified path name of the footer file. This must be readable by user smmsp. ALL indicates the footer to attach to anyone not listed separately. This only works for plain text email. The tilde (~) is a field separator.

address-list.conf (Configure Address Restrictions)
This file contains address restrictions. They can either be full addresses or partial addresses.

auto_responder.conf (Auto Responder)
This file contains addresses and filenames for autoresponses. An example of a common use of the autoresponder is for a person going on vacation. An email would automatically be sent as a reply with a designated message, such as how long the person will be gone and when they will be back, to anyone who sends them an email.

character-list.conf
This file contains a list of your allowable character sets. The test works on both the header and the body.

copy-list.conf (Mail Copy Settings)
This file contains the name of users to be copied on outgoing mail. The mail is copied to the users directory under /usr/local/etc/ptsfilter. Add user names to be copied.

domain-ip-list.conf (From IP Restrictions)
This file contains IP addresses and networks that you will allow your domain to originate from. If the from address has your domain name and does not originate from one of these addresses it will be rejected.

email_alert_list.conf (Email Alerts List)
This file contains the list of addresses to send email alerts to.

exceptions-list.conf (Exceptions)
This file contains addresses to be exempt from scanning. They can be full or partial addresses. The exceptions file is for both incoming and outgoing mail.

filestoedit.conf (System Files to Edit)
This file contains system files that can be edited through the web configurator.

from-restrict.conf (User List)
This file contains addresses to restrict mail to a user from certain addresses.

greylist_ip-exceptions.conf (Grey List IP Exceptions)
This file contains the list of greylist ip exceptions. Greylisting temporarily rejects messages from IP addresses that have never been recieved from. The IP addresses in this file are exempt from this test.

header-exceptions.conf (Header Exceptions List)
This file contains the list of headers to be examined for exception strings.

header-list.conf (File Restrictions)
This file contains the sections to scan file attachments.

header-restriction.conf (Header Restrictions)
This file contains the list of restrictions to be examined for bad headers.

intranet-list.conf (Intranet Users)
This is the file that allows you to restrict users to send messages only within your domain, but they are still able to recieve mail from other than your domain.

ip-exceptions.conf (IP Exception List)
This is the file that allows you to exempt networks or IP addresses that are sending messages to your domain.

ip-list.conf (IP and Relay Restrictions)
This is the file that allows you to restrict networks or IP address from sending messages to your domain.

keyword-exempt.conf (Exempt Keywords )
This is the file that allows to place keywords or phrases to exempt in messages.

message_size-list.conf (Message Size Limits)
This is the file that allows you to restrict message sizes both in and out. An entry with ALL as user sets a global.

no_process_server-list.conf (Mail server test ip exceptions)
This is the file that contains the list of ip addresses to bypass the mail server test at the connection stage.

no_process-list.conf (Mail server test ip exemptions)
This is the file that contains the list of ip addresses to be exempted at the connection stage.

ptsbayesian-goodmail.conf (Automatic Good tests for Bayesian Filter)
This is the file that allows you define test to train the bayesian filter is what is good mail. The format is a pattern to test against the status of a current message.

ptsbayesian-spamtest.conf (Automatic Spam tests for Bayesian Filter)
This is the file that allows you define test to train the bayesian filter is what is spam mail. The format is a pattern to test against the status of a current message.

quota-list.conf (Mailbox Quota Setup)
This is the file that allows you to set quotas on users mailboxes. The format is popname~size~ An entry with ALL as user sets a global.

resend-ip.conf (Rewrite IP's)
This is the file that allows you to set networks or ip addresses to rewrite messages stripping off all but the server ip address.

ptsfilter.conf (ScanMail Configuration File)
This file allows you to enter custom error messages as well as specifing your domain. You will be able to set the format for your reports as you would like it appear on your screen. There is also dnsbl which does the blacklist database. There options here for the Web Configurator as well as managing sendmail. *USERS MUST SPECIFY THEIR DOMAIN FOR ScanMailFILTER TO ALWAYS RUN PROPERLY*.

spam-list.conf (Configure Spam Settings)
This file contains keywords and phrases to reject in the body and subject of the message. The spam file is for both incoming and outgoing mail unless ptsfilter is started with the -x option (exempt all outgoing mail) or the -i option (exempt spam checking for outgoing mail). The body of the message will not be scanned if -h option(scanning the subject only for spam) is used.

string-list.conf (File Restrictions)
This file contains file attachments to block. The string-list.conf is for both incoming and outgoing mail unless ptsfilter is started with the -x option (exempt all outgoing mail).

subject-list.conf (Configure Subject Spam Settings)
This file contains keywords and phrases to reject in the subject header of the message. This file takes regular expressions.

to-restrict.conf
This file contains addresses or domains you do not want your users to be able to send to.

user-list.conf (User Address Exception)
This file contains a list of usernames to accept mail for. This is normally used on a relay server. This keeps users from being able to recieve mail from an outside source, however they are still able to send to an outside source.

usersetup.conf (User Setup for Web based interface)
This file contains a list of user email addresses who can set some of their own settings.

whois-list.conf (Whois List)
This file contains a list of regular expressions to match against the whois database.

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