TNEF loop infinite loop problem?

Ugo Bellavance ugob at
Fri Nov 24 23:38:36 GMT 2006

Bryan Guest wrote:
> Hi:
> One of my mail blades running Mailscanner got stuck in some sort of loop 
> this morning, dealing with a TNEF attachment/message.   The Inbound 
> Queue shot up because MailScanner was accepted new messages but not 
> processing any of them while it choked on this message.
> I stopped mailscanner and pulled this message out of the queue and 
> everthing recovered.
> Has anyone seen this before, and is there some config change I need to 
> make to prevent it?

Yes, I've seen it, what you can do is try using the internal tnef expander.


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