filetype rules

Peter Bonivart peter at UCGBOOK.COM
Sat Feb 5 18:47:33 GMT 2005

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Dave Filchak wrote:
> Hi,
> I have searched the archives and cannot find specific reference to my
> issue. I have the book but it is not with me at the moment. I need to
> set up specific file type rules for a single domain. I do not want to
> just allow all file types but specific ones like .zip, .wmv etc. I tried
> to add a new file called filetype.rules2.conf and change the MailScanner
> entry to point to this file. In this file I put
> FromOrTo:   *   yes
> FromOrTo:   default   %etc-dir%/filetype.rules.conf
> This did not work as it gave me syntax errors in the logs. So I then
> renamed filetype.rules2.conf to filetype.rules and moved it into the
> rules directory. However, this would allow all file types to this domain
> and this is not what I am looking for. Can I use the same type of
> language in this file that is used in the filetype.rules.conf file? Or,
> if not, how would I approach this problem.

Filetype Rules = %rules-dir%/filetype.rules

FromOrTo:   *   %etc-dir%/filetype.rules2.conf
FromOrTo:   default   %etc-dir%/filetype.rules.conf

Then you make the changes you need in filetype.rules2.conf.

/Peter Bonivart

--Unix lovers do it in the Sun

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