Problem with filename checks within archives.

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Jun 14 10:41:34 IST 2007

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Gareth wrote:
> I have a problem with my mailscanner installation in that mailscanner is
> performing filename checks of files within zip and rar archives.
> Also when the mail is quaranteened the original zip/rar file is
> quaranteened together with uncompressed copies of all it contents.
> What I want to do is have attachments filename/filetype checked but not
> the contents of the archives.
> It looks like I can comment out the rar command in the config but this
> will disable checking to see if rar files are password protected.
> Am I missing an option somewhere?
Yes, you are :-)
Look at "Maximum Archive Depth = 0".


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