Possible to archive based on attachments?

Randal, Phil prandal at herefordshire.gov.uk
Tue Jan 5 17:07:02 GMT 2010

Write a spamassassin rule to detect PDF attachments, and then use
MailScanner's "Spamassassin Rule Action" functionality to archive all



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Subject: Possible to archive based on attachments?

We have found a nasty PDF attachment (targeted specifically against a
client of mine) and we would like to archive all PDF's passing through
MailScanner for analysis.

I don't know how to do this in a simple and transparent way. If I use
the filename/type rules it either blocks the PDF's or replaces the
original recipients, this won't fly as most PDF's are going to be OK,
the users shouldn't notice this.

The only way I can think of is to archive *all* mail and then find which
df-files (Sendmail) contains PDF's and extract them and delete the rest.
Is this how I should collect the samples? Or is there a better way?

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