All zip files are being blocked
bg.mahesh at INDIAINFO.COM
Mon Mar 28 11:09:22 IST 2005
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> > At Mon Mar 28 14:33:10 2005 the virus scanner said:
> >>> These days any email recd with a zip file attachment is rejected.
> >>> The zip file usually has js, outlook.pst, doc, excel files.
> >>> What setting do I need to change without comprimising on security?
> # The maximum depth to which zip archives will be unpacked, to allow for
> # checking filenames and filetypes within zip archives.
> # Note: This setting does *not* affect virus scanning in archives at all.
> # To disable this feature set this to 0.
> # A common useful setting is this option = 0, and Allow Password-Protected
> # Archives = no. That block password-protected archives but does not do
> # any filename/filetype checks on the files within the archive.
> Maximum Archive Depth = 0
> What do you have there?
Maximum Archive Depth = 3
Actually I have never changed this value. Looks like I need to change it to zero
bg.mahesh at indiainfo.com
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