[amavis-users] amavisd 2.7.x final_virus_destiny and rfc 5321 section 2.1
Patrick Ben Koetter via amavis-users
amavis-users at amavis.org
Tue Feb 25 23:37:16 CET 2014
* Andrey Repin via amavis-users <amavis-users at amavis.org>:
> Greetings, Jonathan Siegle!
> > In the RELEASE_NOTES under "COMPATIBILITY WITH 2.6.4 / 2.6.5 / 2.6.6",
> > there is discussion on why the default for $final_virus_destiny was
> > changed to D_DISCARD from D_BOUNCE.
> > When people talked about this, was RFC 5321 section 2.1 brought up? An
> > archive thread on this is just fine.
> > Why would it be bad to accept the virus e-mail and then do the following:
> > Strip off the virus.
> > Send the rest of the e-mail to the original recipient?
> Because you're not supposed to modify the message in transit, except for
> purposes necessary for complete, intact delivery.
That depends on the legal context (company/private) and country you are in.
We do have customers, who asked for this and we delivered such functionality.
p at rick
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