PDF attachment being dropped silently by MailScanner

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Feb 22 16:28:54 GMT 2010

On 19/02/2010 13:16, dcurtis at sbschools.net wrote:
> MailScanner is probably seeing it as a file with many extensions? Ever
> period will show as an extension.
No, that's not true. Read the regexp in filename.rules.conf, it's 
cleverer than that.

If you send me a copy of the entire message's raw queue files off-list, 
I'll take a look for you.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Dave
> Jones
> Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 4:36 PM
> To: mailscanner
> Subject: PDF attachment being dropped silently by MailScanner
> I am running MailScanner version 4.78.17 and have an issue when an
> HTML email comes in with a PDF attached.  Below is the end of the body
> when the email is not sent through MailScanner.  MailScanner is
> dropping off everything past the "<br><br><br><br>" line below.
> </html>
> <br><br><br><br>
> ------_=_NextPart_002_01CAB0D0.AD4BE979--
> ------_=_NextPart_001_01CAB0D0.AD4BE979
> Content-Type: application/pdf;
> name="Tech U.S.A. Intl Trvlrs Trvlng Today.pdf"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> Content-Description: Tech U.S.A. Intl Trvlrs Trvlng Today.pdf
> Content-Disposition: attachment;
> filename="Tech U.S.A. Intl Trvlrs Trvlng Today.pdf"
> Content-Location:
> 1_multipart%3F2_Tech%20U.S.A.%20Intl%20Trvlrs%20Trvlng%20Today.pdf
> [clipped MIME encoding]
> --
> Dave Jones


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