Attachment Question

Narpender Bawa nbawa at REISYS.COM
Sat Jul 23 12:41:11 IST 2005

Scott, Thanks very much for you answer to my second question. But i am 
still looking for an answer to the first where three file attachments (one 
a .pdf, another a .doc and the third a .zip) were sent. The mail scanner 
found problem with the .zip file and it quarantined it but did not deliver 
even the other two attachments (.pdf and .doc files).



On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, Scott Silva wrote:

> Narpender Bawa spake the following on 7/22/2005 1:44 PM:
> > An  internal user sent an email message that contained a number of
> > attachments (.pdf, .txt, and .zip). The .zip file had a javascript (.js)
> > file, so the mail scanner quarantined the .zip file which is OK. However,
> > the recepient did not get the remaining attachments, even the ones that
> > passed the scanning. Is it possible to configure the mail scanner to allow
> > delivery of rest of the attached files and quarantine only the ones that
> > have a problem?  On a different note, is it possible to quarantine a (.pif
> > or .scr or .js) file contained in a .zip file and allow delivery of the rest
> > of the files contained in the same .zip file.  
> > 
> > Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated.
> > 
> > Thank you,
> > 
> > Narpender
> > 
> MailScanner doesn't fix archive files, it just unpacks the attachments
> so they can be scanned. You can only allow or deny files, or tell it to
> not check in archives.

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