receiving mails with executable.

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Dec 2 08:45:53 GMT 2003

At 01:10 02/12/2003, you wrote:
>hi all,
>Im using Postfix on a Freebsd 4.8 O.S. and choose mailscanner to add
>on my production mail server. Unfortunately, having the email up.
>Ive tested to send mails from my internal network to and vice
>and the results were bad. Its not filtering emails with executable.
>conf of my Mailscanner
>Filename Rules = %rules-dir%/filename.rules
>Filetype Rules = %rules-dir%/filetype.rules
>where rulesdir is
>%rules-dir% = /usr/local/etc/MailScanner/rules
>and etc-dir is
>%etc-dir% = /usr/local/etc/MailScanner
>content of filename.rules
>FromOrTo:       default          %etc-dir%/filename.rules.conf

You can't use %% variables in rulesets, only in MailScanner.conf.

>content of filetype.rules
>FromOrTo:       default         %etc-dir%/filetype.rules.conf
>Im using the default of filename and filetype.rules.conf.
>Still, I can receive/send attachments from/to outside .
>I am checking activities on /var/log/maillog and /var/log/messages
>but can seem to determine whats wrong.
>Pls. help..
>Using M2, Opera's revolutionary e-mail client:

Julian Field
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