Long Filename exception

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Dec 16 09:19:31 GMT 2008

You need to set it up to use one filename.rules.conf file for a specific 
address, and another one for all other addresses. This is documented in 
the mailing list archives, the wiki and the book. I don't know the exact 
wiki URL for this article, but I do know it's in there! :-)


On 16/12/08 04:35, Peter Nitschke wrote:
> I have a client that needs to accept very long filenames from a specific
> email address.
> Reading the conf, I get this.
> # Syntax is allow/deny/deny+delete/email-addresses,
> # then regular expression,
> # then log text, then user report text.
> #
> # The "email-addresses" can be a space or comma-separated list of email
> # addresses. If the rule hits, the message will be sent to these
> address(es)
> # instead of the original recipients.
> Which makes me think that a rule can only control what happens to long file
> names, but not to ignore from a particular sender or recipient.
> Is it possible to do so?
> Cheers,
> Peter


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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