filename and filetype checking not working
kopels at english.fsu.edu
Thu Nov 30 21:04:42 GMT 2006
here's the output of check_mailscanner with Debug = yes
In Debugging mode, not forking...
Ignore errors about failing to find EOCD signature
Stopping now as you are debugging me.
nothing about filetypes and filenames
upgraded to 4.56.8
using included filename.rules.conf and filetype.rules.conf except
deny \.gif$ - -
deny GIF - -
can't stop gif files from being delivered
bought the book
At 03:14 PM 11/30/2006, you wrote:
>Scott Kopel spake the following on 11/30/2006 11:04 AM:
> > I can't seem to get my filename and filetype checking to work
> > I think it's supposed block the emails with attachments that fit the
> > filename/filetype rules right?
> > I'm running a test trying to block .gif attachments
> > /opt/MailScanner/etc/filetype.rules.conf contains:
> > deny \.gif$ - -
> > /opt/MailScanner/etc/filename.rules.conf contains:
> > deny GIF - -
> > relavent MailScanner.conf lines
> > File Command = /usr/bin/file # I checked ... the file command is there
> > File Timeout = 20
> > Filename Rules = %etc-dir%/filename.rules.conf
> > Filetype Rules = %etc-dir%/filetype.rules.conf
> > %etc-dir% = /opt/MailScanner/etc
> > I ran check_mailscanner but it stops after a few moments because of a
> > path problem in the mcafee_wrapper
> > so I never get the info I need.
> > thanks for whatever help you can give.
>You need to edit the virus.scanners.conf to fix the path of any virus scanners
>you use installed into non-default (for linux) locations.
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