Don't understand this match
strydom.dave at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 15:12:53 GMT 2006
Thats not a bad idea, thanks for that Rick.
On 3/2/06, Rick Cooper <rcooper at dwford.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info]On Behalf Of Dave
> > Strydom
> > Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 8:42 AM
> > To: MailScanner discussion
> > Subject: Re: Don't understand this match
> > I gave up on this rule in my mailscanner, because i have clients
> > sending emails that contain like whatever.xls.zip which are legit
> > files, since we do about 80 000 emails a day across 3 scanning
> > servers, it's annoying to backtrack and release legit files that get
> > caught by this rule, so i eventually removed the rule and just put
> > some trust in the virus scanning.
> > Infact i edited a whole bunch of stuff in the filename.rules.conf and
> > filetype.rules.conf because some of the defaults are just not suitable
> > in the shared hosting enviroment.
> I too had a bunch of venders that sent various files with double+ dots so
> added an accept rule ahead of the deny rules like:
> accept \.(xls|pdf|doc|zip)$
> So those would get through so long as they *ended* with an acceptable
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