MIME Types

Deeztek Support support at deeztek.com
Wed Oct 1 14:32:05 CEST 2014

On 10/1/2014 8:16 AM, Mark Martinec wrote:
> Deeztek Support,
>> According to the amavis docs, amavis checks MIME types of decoded mail
>> parts where the content classifications are provided by a file(1)
>> utility.
> Not really. The MIME type is obtained directly from a Content-Type
> header or sub-header field of each mail part.
> The file(1) utility is called without its -i option. The resulting
> string is mapped through @map_full_type_to_short_type_re to obtain
> a file extension.  MIME type as checked by banning rules does not
> come from the file(1) utility.
>    Mark

Thanks for the info Mark. So, there is no easy way to add new MIME types 
in amavis for use in banning rules?

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