could not analyze/too many attachments

Randal, Phil prandal at HEREFORDSHIRE.GOV.UK
Wed Dec 10 11:44:57 GMT 2003

Thanks Julian, I'll take a look at the option of filtering.

In the meantime, I've changed the text to:

  NoticeSubject = Warning: E-mail viruses or illegal attachments detected


  NoticeHeading = The following e-mail messages were found to have viruses
or illegal attachments in them


Phil Randal
Network Engineer
Herefordshire Council
Hereford, UK

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> Behalf Of Julian Field
> Sent: 10 December 2003 11:35
> Subject: Re: could not analyze/too many attachments
> At 11:25 10/12/2003, you wrote:
> > > If you don't like it, change it.
> > > Read languages.conf and you will see there is a
> "NoticeSubject" entry
> > in there.
> > > >I've had a quick peek at the report files and it seems
> that there is no
> > > >clear delineation between viruses and other blocked
> attachments.  Am I
> > > >missing something obvious here?
> >
> >That's not what he was asking, the point he was making was that there
> >isn't a delineation between virii and other reasons for blocking
> >messages, and he's right.
> >
> >When it's a virus, yes, you want the Subject to read "Virus
> blah blah"
> >
> >When it's a video, you want it to read "Video blah blah", when it's a
> >large file, you want "Large file blah" etc etc...
> I never intended anyone to actually read every notice. I
> intentionally kept
> the subject the same so that it was easy to automatically
> filter into a
> mailbox from which you could gather statistics from time to time. The
> Admininstrator Notices were never intended to be read by a
> customer. If you
> want to read every notice by hand, you should probably get
> out more :o)
> If you want to separate the notices into different types, why not just
> filter on the contents of the message?
> --
> Julian Field
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