Mailscanner filename and filetype rules

Scott Silva ssilva at
Fri Dec 19 22:19:36 GMT 2008

on 12-19-2008 10:43 AM traced spake the following:
> Hi,
> do you use the default settings shipped with mailscanner for filename-
> and type checking? I played around with them the last few days, and
> think that they are, hmm, lets call paranoid.
> My users are sending a lot of zipped files across the web, containing
> word ducuments, powerpoint presentations, and sometimes complete zipped
> folders, including some .lnk windows link files. Such mails never go
> through the gates, heres an example:
> What good does it do to send windows .lnk files?
If I send you a link to c:\blabla.txt, you won't be able to open it anyway.

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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