Allow a trusted sender to send any type of file
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Tue Sep 17 15:14:47 IST 2013
It's an OK approach... apart from the security issue of using something
easily spoofable to bypass scanning altogether. If/when I need stuff like
this, I always use their IP adress (much harder to spoof;-).
On 30 August 2013 20:23, Robert Lopez <rlopezcnm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 2:35 PM, J Gao <jgao at veecall.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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?
> > Thanks.
> > Gao
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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
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