Allow a trusted sender to send any type of file
jgao at veecall.com
Tue Sep 3 21:26:09 IST 2013
On 13-08-30 11:23 AM, Robert Lopez wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 2:35 PM, J Gao <jgao at veecall.com> wrote:
>> We have a trusted developer send us binary files from time to time.
>> MailScanner always blocked these file so as administrator I have to
>> retrieve those files manually.
>> How can I allow the email with any type of attachment from this
>> developer to deliver to the recipient?
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> As Alex stated.
> Another way is put them in a file.
> For example...
> Make certain you have a "rules" directory in your MailScanner
> directory, probably already have it.
> In MailScanner.conf:Scan Messages = %rules-dir%/scan.messages.rules
> You may already have the file in your rules dir (version depending).
> If not create it and put something like this into it to help you get
> # The purpose of this file is to establish a rule set
> # to be used to tell MailScanner if an email should be
> # scanned or not.
> # The question is:
> # "Should an email having this pattern be scanned?"
> # An answer of yes causes it to be scanned.
> # An answer of no causes it to by pass all scanning.
> # The line format is "ruleset pattern answer"
> # A sample ruleset would look like this:
> # From: ignore.domain.com no
> # From: trusted.email.address no
> # FromOrTo: default yes
> From: yourtrustedemailaddress.their.domain no
I enabled "Scan Messages = %rules-dir%/scan.messages.rules", then
created the rule file with a test account. After retsart MailScanner, I
send an email from that test account with an executable file. The
MailScanner blocked it again:
This is a message from the MailScanner E-Mail Virus Protection Service
The original e-mail attachment "bzip2"
is on the list of unacceptable attachments for this site and has been
replaced by this warning message.
If you wish to receive a copy of the original attachment, please
e-mail helpdesk and include the whole of this message
in your request. Alternatively, you can call them, with
the contents of this message to hand when you call.
At Tue Sep 3 13:17:34 2013 the virus scanner said:
MailScanner: No programs allowed (bzip2)
Note to Help Desk: Look on the veecall (mail.veecall.com) MailScanner in
/var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20130903 (message 319DC80E4.A4282).
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