Not allowing filename

Dave C lists at
Wed Dec 21 15:14:12 GMT 2005

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Chris Boyd wrote:
> I need to allow files with .qxd.pdf. I thought I did it right in the rules but Mailscanner wont seem to pick up the changes. 
> In Mailscanner.conf I have:
> # Rulesets directory containing your ".rules" files
> %rules-dir% = /etc/MailScanner/rules
> In filename.rules.conf I have: 
> #Customized by Chris
> allow   \.qxd.pdf$              -       -
> I read that rules need to be in the rules directory and be named .rules 
> So i copied over filename.rules.conf to /etc/Mailscanner/rules/filename.rules, and it still doesn't pick up the changes. 
> Here's the message from blocked extension
> t Tue Dec 20 17:06:30 2005 the virus scanner said:
>    MailScanner: Attempt to hide real filename extension (.qxd.pdf)
In filename.rules.conf is the rule for "double dotted" files. Had to 
change to allow for my l/users....


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