sophos passwd. protected xls files

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Fri Feb 24 15:37:42 GMT 2006


Make sure the following setting is like this in MailScanner.conf...

Allowed Sophos Error Messages = "corrupt", "format not supported", "File was
encrypted", "The main body of virus data is out of date"

Martin Hepworth 
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Erik van der Leun
> Sent: 24 February 2006 15:33
> To: MailScanner Mailinglist
> Subject: sophos passwd. protected xls files
> Hi,
> I'm having troubles with people sending password protected XLS files
> through our scanners. Sophos Sweep returns 'could not open...' and
> simply drops the email without any notification.
> Does anybody have experience with this?
> How can I resolve this?
> Kind regards,
> Erik van der Leun
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