[OT] Strip attachment and add link for download
MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Jun 20 16:52:34 IST 2006
Sounds like you need the quarantine management system one of my
colleagues has written. Whenever it gets attachments that have been
removed by MailScanner, the Attachment-Warning.txt gets a link in it
which submits a request to the system to go and fetch the attachments
from the appropriate mail server (it's designed to work with multiple
MailScanners). We then require that a sysadmin looks at the request
and, if appropriate, releases the attachments to the recipients by
mailing them a link to a directory on the web server containing their
You could always bypass the bit requiring the sysadmin to look at it.
Saves a lot of mailstore space.
Drop him a line at apl at ecs.soton.ac.uk (Andy Landells).
On 20 Jun 2006, at 12:27, Alex Pimperton 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
> 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.
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