stopping clamav detecting encrypted zip files

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Wed Apr 4 16:05:35 IST 2007

On 4/4/07, Gareth <list-mailscanner at> wrote:
> I use mailscanner to manage the quaranteen.
> The problem that I am getting is that clamav is detecting encrypted zip
> files as a virus. The only config file I can find is in
> /usr/local/clamd.conf which sais that feature is disabled by default and
> I have the line commented out.
> Any ideas?

Yes. It's in /etc/MailScanner.conf (or wherever your MailScanner.conf is)

# Should encrypted messages be blocked?
# This is useful if you are wary about your users sending encrypted
# messages to your competition.
# This can be a ruleset so you can block encrypted message to certain domains.
Block Encrypted Messages = no


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