Decode and store certain attachments
KLekas at foxriver.com
Fri Mar 30 20:14:24 CEST 2007
I use ripmime http://www.pldaniels.com/ripmime/
What I do is forward the mail that I want to capture attachments from to
a postfix alias and pipe to ripmime like so:
myalias: "|/usr/local/bin/ripmime -i - --no-nameless -d
I have different aliases set up for different emails that I want to go
in different directories. So all you have to do is configure a rule in
Mailscanner to archive the mail coming from that sender to the alias you
From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Don
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 12:49 PM
To: mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info
Subject: Decode and store certain attachments
I would like to decode certain attachment types to a particular address.
I get messages with .DBF file attachments that I need to decode and
extract to a directory to be processed (imported into a DB) later by a
I am struggling with procmail & metamail to do it but not having much
luck. So far its too interactive. Googling only seems to find stuff
about encoding from scripts, not decoding.
Can I do this with a ruleset in Mailscanner?
Any assistance would be most appreciated.
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