Log permitted filenames

Jeff A. Earickson jaearick at COLBY.EDU
Thu Dec 4 12:27:18 GMT 2003

> Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 12:03:07 +0000
> From: Tony Finch <dot at DOTAT.AT>
> Reply-To: MailScanner mailing list <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> Subject: Re: Log permitted filenames
> Ulysees <Ulysees at ULYSEES.COM> wrote:
> >
> >What I think would be really usefull would be
> >Dec  2 06:55:16 $hostname MailScanner[11630]: Filename Checks: Windows/DOS
> >Executable (patch.exe) in $msgid
> I have a pile of patches to make tracking message-IDs possible. Here's
> a selection related to file types and names...
Julian, I second this effort.  The more that the message-id appears in mailScanner
syslogs, the happier I am.  I routinely grep for msg ids to find out what happened
to a piece of email, MS actions should appear in that output.

Jeff Earickson
Colby College

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