Customizing amavis.conf

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Apr 6 15:19:55 CEST 2017


What would the format of this 'include' be?  What if the file does not 

dovecot.conf has a:

!include_try local.conf

For this purpose.  This way, amavis.conf could ship with the ability to 
handle a local.conf instead of still needing one mod.

On 04/06/2017 08:59 AM, Markus Clardy wrote:
> Hello Robert,
> Or, you could manage a separate file, and have the main amavis.conf 
> import the settings from that separate file at the very bottom (just 
> above the 1;) of the amavis.conf.
> This would mean you aren't dirtying up the amavis.conf.
> On 04/06/2017 01:46 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> The 'standard' practice for instructions for customizing amavis.conf 
>> have been to edit the file.
>> But after working on the roundcubemail php files, I think I have 
>> learned a 'better' way?
>> amavis.conf is processed sequentially and is all about setting a 
>> bunch of variables.  Thus I *SHOULD* be able to just append my 
>> changes at the end instead of figuring out all the places to change.
>> One caveat with amavis.conf that I have not seen in other .conf files 
>> is the last line:
>> 1;  # insure a defined return value
>> Again, nothing says this cannot occur more than once, so I *SHOULD* 
>> be able to end my variable settings append with that line.
>> This would make for a cleaner record of changes made, rather than 
>> remembering all the places that were changed.  Also cleaner 
>> instructions in a howto.
>> thanks!

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