[OT] Strip attachment and add link for download

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 14:11:29 IST 2006

On 20/06/06, Alex Pimperton <alex at erus.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> This may be a shot in the dark but does anybody use/know of a system
> that does the following:
> -message arrives at server from local users
> -message is checked for attachments
> -if attachments exist and are over a certain size, the server splits off
> the attachments to a web-accessible directory and inserts a link in the
> email so the recipient can download the attachment
> I know this is not really MailScanners domain but it would be a very
> useful feature.
> Is this more of a mailwatch-type feature?
> I'm currently using postfix and MailScanner which I don't really want to
> change even though know I can do things like this with MDaemon.
> Regards,
> Alex
I haven't tried this, but ... You should be able to make a probable
facsimile with a combination of quarantining/notification and
MailWatch with per user (email address) access. Look at the "Maximum
Attachment Size" setting in MailScanner.conf, might be what you need.

-- Glenn
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