mail with a rar which have hundreds of files

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Sat Jun 17 09:35:39 IST 2006

On 17/06/06, BBB Kee <bbbkee at> wrote:
> On 6/17/06, Alex Neuman <alex at> wrote:
> > BBB Kee escribió:
> >
> Use a ruleset.
> in MailScanner.conf
> Maximum Archive Depth =
> %rules-dir%/dumbclient-stillusing-dbf-inthis-century.rules
> in dumbclient-stillusing-dbf-inthis-century.rules :
> FromOrTo:      default      2      # The "actual" default
> From:   dumbcustomer at   and To:
>  dbfreceiver at   0
> That should do it, right?
> Thanks for your suggestion, but I found their recipient is not constant,
> sometimes send to 2, sometimes send to 3 recipients, so I don't know how to
> specify the ruleset at the To: field, one recipient one line right?

Yes. Or a suitable RE/glob to catch them all on one line.
One could also forgo the To: completely and make the ruleset on the
sender IP address and the sender email address.

> Moreover, by completely skipping scanning virus get me some
> risk....especially the sender is at China...

With the above you are *not* "skipping scanning virus" for anything
other than archives... and (depending on your virus scanner(s))
probably not even that. Just not unpacking it for MailScanner itself
to look at filenames etc.

> It would be much better if the timeout is also descripting the the total
> time of scanning of a archive....I think it should be one or two line of
> code, isn't it? but just changing mime MS will make my future upgrade
> difficult.
> Eric
That one would be for Jules:-).

-- Glenn
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