zip archive with multiple extensions

Jules Field MailScanner at
Sat Jul 11 14:45:48 IST 2009

On 11/07/2009 14:17, George wrote:
> Hi,
> Whenever someone sends me an email with an extension like:
> it gets blocked.
> What is the rule to allow such zip archives?
With a second extension that long, it should get through anyway.
You can always add an "allow" line to filename.rules.conf to allow *.zip 
files if you like
allow    \.zip$    -    -
with each of the 4 fields of that line separated by tab characters, not 
spaces. Put it near the top of the filename.rules.conf file and then 
"service MailScanner reload" to make it re-read the config immediately.

But I would check your maillog to see exactly why it got blocked first, 
it may not be that simple a reason!


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