Fragmented messages

Rick rick at PRIS.CA
Tue Feb 25 17:08:11 GMT 2003


Unfortunatley blocking emails of this type is not really an option.
Our members really need a way to send large attachments and OE does
that with the splitting apart of large messages. I would hope that there
would be a way
to ignore it and let it pass if it can't be scanned do this.

Rick Noble

> > I seem to be experiencing an occasional problem, it seems when
> > tries to send a large attachment that is split into multi
> > messages using
> > OE
> > we get the following error:
> >     Report: Fragmented messages cannot be scanned and are removed
> >
> >     If you are using Microsoft Outlook, we strongly recommend
> > you change
> > your
> >     outgoing message format from "Rich Text" to "HTML" or
> > "Plain Text".
> >
> > However in the mailscanner config file I have the following set,
> > is the only Microsoft OE specific settings I could find
> >     Deliver Unparsable TNEF = yes
> >     Allow IFrame Tags = yes
> >
> > What am I missing?
> > I really only want  mailscanner to check for viruses not
> Thats the problem, you cant check a splitt message for virus as far as
> know.
> I think the best thing to do is to block this and dont let them threw.

> For the moment I dont know any virus thats doing this but Im just
> for
> the first virus that will use this option to pass gateways

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