filetype rule false positive

Hirsh, Joshua joshua.hirsh at PARTNERSOLUTIONS.CA
Tue Feb 22 16:32:12 GMT 2005

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> I tried sending myself an email with the same text and it was again
> stopped.  I then tried it, but removed the LZ characters at the
> beginning of the body and it came through without any issues.  I'm not
> sure how the filetype rules are matched, so I don't even know if this
> makes sense or if there is a way to prevent it.

Hi Jared,

 This isn't really a MailScanner issue. This is a problem with the "file"
command and how it attempts to detect the mime content of messages. I've run
into similar problems with certain text being picked up as AVI's. If it
happens quite frequently, your best bet is to disable the file content



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