else

The else command can execute when an if command fails. The if and else control statements work together in a policy script to filter messages.

Generic Example:
if test {
    action;
    next_action;
}
     
else {
    action;
    next_action;
}

In this example, if the test is "true", execute the first set of statements. else, execute the second.

Policy Script Example:
if pmx_virus {
    reject "Virus Found in Message";
    stop;
}

else {
    keep;
}

In this policy filter, the if and else control statements work together with tests and actions to either reject a virus-laden message or to deliver virus-free mail to envelope recipients. The else command executes when the if statement fails.