filename rules

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Mon Jul 14 08:39:16 IST 2003

Remco Barendse wrote:
> I just received an e-mail message with an attachment.
> I have .url blocked in my filename rules, the attachment was named
> something.url. and was let through.
> Outlook blocked access to it but I think the trailing dot let it
> through. Is there a way to filter a trailing dot too?

I think adding a rule near the top of filename.rules.conf like this

deny    \.$             Trailing dot in Filename        Trailing dots are not permitted in filenames

should do the trick (note those are tabs between the fields).

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