Bypass amavis scanning of locally generated mail on a dual Sendmail system

Patrick Ben Koetter p at
Tue Nov 6 20:24:34 CET 2012

Hi Andy,

* Andy Harrelson <aharrelson at>:
> If you're reading this, then you probably discovered what I discovered: 
> turns out that most people who use amavisd-new also use Postfix, not 
> Sendmail. If I had wanted instructions for bypassing amavis scanning using 

indeed ...

> but through a little trial and error, I did find a solution that works. So 
> for anyone else who has been frustrated by a lack of information on the 
> subject, here's what I ended up doing:

Loooong cut. Good writing. Thanks for summing it up. Now we have good Sendmail
instructions too!

p at rick

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