quarantine fragmented messages larger than

Sat Jul 16 19:12:35 IST 2005

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Hi all,

In these days of ever growing email message sizes, would it make sense 
to be able to specify a filesize for the fragmented message rules?
Seems that some corp folks recommend using this feature to send large 
files. Even pc magazine suggests using it: 

I'd like to be able to block fragmented messages from poorly configured 
clients, or potential malware, but allow larger fragmented messages.

The assumption is that most virus payloads are not > 1mb. What inspired 
microsoft to make the default value for 'break messages apart larger 
than' 60k in OE?

I guess the problem remains how to allow the last, smaller part of a 
message through, if it's other parts were accepted.... hmmm.

Thanks for your thoughts on this,

Ken Anderson

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