blocking outgoing filenames

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Fri Jun 30 09:09:03 IST 2006

In word yes

In more than one word..

I'd change the test so it's looking at the ip-addresses on the LAN rather
than the domain name in the 'from', otherwise people can merely change their
from address and the Office files will pass through.

Out of interest what threat are you trying to mitigate by blocking .xls and
.doc files?

Martin Hepworth 
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

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> Is it possible to allow receiving of certain filenames, yet block them
> from being sent.
> example:
> I want to block my all my users from sending .doc & .xls files but I
> will allow them to receive them.
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