ALLOW FILETYPES in MailScanner.conf

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at
Thu Aug 10 21:04:09 IST 2006

Julian Field wrote:
>> What I'm doing is setting up a particular user to be able to send my
>> users .mp3 files, so I have the following files set up:
>> %etc-dir%/allow.filenames.rules
>>   From:   joe.blow at  \.mp3$
>> %etc-dir%/allow.filetypes.rules
>>   From:   joe.blow at  MPEG
>> Is that correct, or do I really need \.mp3$ in both the filename and
>> filetype rule files?
> No, you've got it absolutely correct.

Almost absolutely correct.  Instead of %etc-dir% I meant to say
%etc-dir%/rules/ but even better is %rules-dir%.

Seems to be working a treat - nice feature Julian...

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