filename.rules.conf usage

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Jun 18 14:19:10 IST 2003

Something like ^EODS.*\.exe$ would be better than allowing everything.

At 04:01 18/06/2003, you wrote:
>I have just removed denying of .exe files in filename.rules.conf in
>I know I doing this is very dangerous but I really need to allow
>EODSmt(doc).exe file to go through mailscanner. I still can't find how to
>do it. Some suggestions that I get doesn't work. And I am really tired of
>going to the quarantine and extracting the file and emailing it manually to
>the recipient everyday.
>I also found out that I can't copy the file directly because linux doesn't
>like "(" in the filename. When I copy, I have to use EODSmt* or EOD* but
>not EODSmt(doc).*.
>Please could someone tell me how to make an "allow" in filename.rules.conf
>before a nasty .exe virus infect my system! :(
>Thanks in advance.

Julian Field
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