Tnef setting and forwarding Outlook contacts

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Tue Feb 26 14:47:02 GMT 2008


The TNEF expander works in interesting ways....

Some people have more success with the internal setting and some with the external.

Try flipping it to the alternate setting to what you have in MailScanner.conf.

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Charlie
> Sent: 26 February 2008 14:37
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Tnef setting and forwarding Outlook contacts
> Hi, thanks for all the previous help with other requests.
> I have reinstalled MailScanner, but have run into an old problem.
> Whenever I try to 'forward' a contact from Outlook (by clicking on
> 'Contacts' then right-clicking a particular contact and then choosing
> 'Forward'), the attachment's name is changed (by the way, it shouldn't be
> changed) to be 'Untitled Attachment' when I have the following setting in
> MailScanner.conf:
> Deliver Unparsable TNEF = no
> However, when I make it 'Deliver Unparsable TNEF = yes' the attachment is
> removed entirely!
> Is this a new bug? In the previous version when I changed Deliver
> Unparsable
> TNEF to 'yes' the correctly named and formatted attachment was delivered.
> Now, nothing is delivered.
> Cheers!
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