[Esa-l] Notify for excessively long headers

John D. Hardin jhardin at wolfenet.com
Mon Nov 13 18:31:45 PST 2000

On 13 Nov 2000, Graham Murray wrote:

> I (as postmaster) have just received notice of a mail being
> quarantined because of an excessively long header. Looking at the
> logs, it would seem as though neither the sender nor recipient,
> only the $SECURITY_NOTIFY, was notified. Is this the correct
> behaviour, or do you think that they should also be informed?

Right now only SECURITY_NOTIFY (or the postmaster) is notified.

Are you up-to-date? Older versions triggered on some very long but
valid headers.

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