MailScanner problems

Kevin Spicer kevins at BMRB.CO.UK
Mon Mar 1 22:22:11 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-03-01 at 21:53, John McKee wrote:
>   I've recently installed MailScanner for the sole purpose of blocking
> attachments.  I am not interested in Spam blocking or antivirus scanning
> (via MailScanner) at this time.
>   My problem is that although the types are specified, .txt, .bat,. pif,
> etc. they are all being allowed through.
>   I have scanned the help files, google, etc.  Where else can I look?
> I'm willing to post various log files, confs, etc if someone can help me
> out.
May a hazard a guess that perhaps you have set Virus Scanning = no in
MailScanner.conf?  Because filename and filetype rules are considered
part of the virus scanning process this will turn these checks off.
Try setting
Virus Scanning = yes
Virus Scanners = none

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