Scam-Archiver iconScam-Archiver 0.1

Scam-Archiver copies all mail going through your mail server to a mailbox.
Scam-Archiver project copies all mail going through your mail server to a mailbox. This feature is useful for archiving email.

NOTICE

Scam-archiver should only be used if its features is in full compliance with local laws and regulations regarding electronic communication and email.

Installation

Please read the INSTALL and README files for more information.

Prerequisites

You should have sendmail version 8.12.x or higher installed. Sendmail should have been built with MILTER support enabled.
You should have the milter library and development kit installed

Build

1. Extract the scam-archiver tarball
2. Change the current directory to the one where the scam-archiver source code was extracted.
3. If you are using FreeBSD, OpenBSD or NetBSD, rename the Makefile.bsd file to Makefile

If you are using a Linux distribution, rename the Makefile.linux file to Makefile

4. Type make and press Enter to compile scam-archiver

Install

1. Copy the scam-archiver file created above to the appropriate location (/usr/local/sbin for example)
2. Generate a new sendmail configuration (sendmail.cf) with the following additional settings:

INPUT_MAIL_FILTER(`scam-archiver', `S=unix:/var/spool/scam/scam-archiver.sock, F=T, T=S:240s;R:240s;E:5m')dnl
3. Create a user (scamarchiver for example) which will be used to run the milter
4. Create the /var/spool/scam directory
5. Verify that the user created in step 3 has read-write access to the /var/spool/scam directory

Using Scam-archiver

Startup

1. Start scam-archiver milter as a daemon scam-archiver -p unix:/var/spool/scam/scam-archiver.sock -u scamarchiver -D
4. Restart sendmail if you have generated a new sendmail configuration when installing scam-archiver

Shutdown

Type the following command to stop scam-archiver kill -USR1 `cat /var/spool/scam/scam-archiver.pid`

Configuration

The configuration file used is /etc/mail/scam.conf.

The following entry defines the email address where all mail is archived.

AchiverAddr=scam@example.com

last updated on:
February 20th, 2007, 16:51 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Eland Systems
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Communications \ Email

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