MS renames xlsx as xls in quarantine?
MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Nov 25 11:29:56 GMT 2010
I would advise doing some basic sanity checks on your setup. There is
nothing in MailScanner that can possibly do this, unless you are running
the latest beta releases which can quietly rename attachments to
"disarm" them while still allowing them to reach the recipient.
Never seen this one before, something strange is happening in your setup.
On 25/11/2010 08:22, Garry Glendown wrote:
> I've set up a script to download quarantined attachments, which works
> fine ... anyway, I came across a problem recently which I can't really
> find a reason for ...
> A mail attachment was received with an .xlsx file, which was
> quarantined. Anyway, the original filename wasn't kept, but rather
> renamed to .xls, which can mess up certain Excel versions when loading
> (Excel 2010 will load it none the less, albeit with a warning).
> I was trying to find some sort of setting that may have caused this
> behavior, but couldn't see anything in the filename rules etc ...
> Any idea what's going wrong?
> Thanks, Garry
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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