Looking for example config for local quarantine to mbox file

Andrey Repin via amavis-users amavis-users at amavis.org
Mon Feb 24 06:13:35 CET 2014

Greetings, Dave Dodd!

> My amavisd-new installation is using mysql for logging and reporting so I can
> use MailZu. My quarantine is currently working fine with plain files.  I can
> release quarntined files via MailZu.

> I would now like the quarantine to be in mbox file format.

I can't help with your question, but I feel I should raise a flag for your
If you store your whole quarantine in a single file, to release one message
and remove it from quarantine, you would need to rewrite whole file.
Each time.
Do you REALLY want to do it?

> My understanding from the docs and experimenting is that $QUARANTINEDIR should
> be set to the mbox file name to achieve this.

> The quarantine works as expected but when I try to release via MailZu I see the following in /var/log/maillog

> Feb 24 12:29:58 ben amavis[49018]: (!!)policy_server FAILED: Unsafe filename
>    '/var/amavis/quarantine/dgdmbox' at (eval 112) line 309, <GEN26> line 7.

> After a bit of poking around I realized the regular expression that triggers
> the Unsafe message does not like a leading / .

> If I set $QUARANTINEDIR to just a filename without path information where
> would amavisd think the file would be located ?

> Does anyone have a working example of what to set $QUARANTINEDIR to to havei
> this new setup work successfully ?

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon at freemail.ru) 24.02.2014, <09:08>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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