MailScanner hates Microsoft office
MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Nov 20 12:37:36 GMT 2009
On 19/11/2009 22:28, Johan Hendriks wrote:
> >For some reason a lot of our office files are being held hostage by
> MailScanner by the filetype filter for various reasons which to me
> dont make any sense.
> >These range from the file being identified as an executable to AVI movies.
> >When I do 'file -i' on it, it'll always show 'application/msword;
> >So far i've tried setting 'unpack microsoft documents' to no and
> removed 'ole' from the 'Archives Are' setting, but that did not change
> >Am I overlooking anything ?
> I have the same issue now, in my case i needed to add –i to the file
> command in the mailscanner.conf file.
> his solved it for me.
What's wrong with reading the docs at the top of filename.rules.conf,
and discovering that all the "-i" stuff is already implemented for you.
I do *not* support adding "-i" to the file command in MailScanner.conf.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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