Office 2007

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Jan 12 10:11:18 GMT 2010

Please find one of the offending messages, stop your MailScanner, put it 
on its own in the queue and run "MailScanner --debug" and then email me 
the output (or post it here). I don't have Perl 5.10 so can't reproduce 
these problems myself.

Many thanks!

On 11/01/2010 21:30, Garrod M. Alwood wrote:
> Sure, no problem. I have the newest 4.79.5-1 mailscanner installed 
> (fixed a few filetypes), Ubuntu 9.10, Perl 5.10 and when someone sends 
> xlsx and docx files, the email doesn't send and gets repeatedly 
> attempted to send and after 6 tries it kills the emails and logs it as 
> a Emal attempted to kill MailScanner. I have the office 2007 documents 
> in the filetype and filename rules marked as ok (I know that probably 
> doesn't matter for this, but wanted to give more than enough info.) I 
> have watched my log files as one comes in and it keeps trying and it 
> just can't do anything with it and the bad part is I can't see what 
> exactly is causing the error.
> Garrod M. Alwood
> Consultant
> garrod.alwood at <mailto:garrod.alwood at>
> 904.738.4988
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> *From:* mailscanner-bounces at 
> [mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Hugo van der 
> Kooij [hvdkooij at]
> *Sent:* Monday, January 11, 2010 4:26 PM
> *To:* mailscanner at
> *Subject:* Re: Office 2007
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> On 11/01/10 22:01, Garrod M. Alwood wrote:
> > Hey, I was wondering if anyone else is having trouble with office 2007
> > files attempting to kill MailScanner? I'm not sure if this part of the
> > taint issue or not, but can somebody please advise?
> Can you explain what you see happening? And I am sure there is something
> of an OS installed and some version details would go nicely with that as
> well.
> Hugo. (Or as James T. Kirk said it: I never trusted consultants, I guess
> I never will. ;-) )
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