banned file types
njones at megan.vbhcs.org
Mon Oct 20 16:43:12 CEST 2014
On 10/20/2014 9:21 AM, Deeztek Support wrote:
> On 10/16/2014 3:56 PM, Deeztek Support wrote:
>> I'm a little confused by the banned file types in amavis and I'm
>> someone can add some insight:
>> Looking into amavis configuration, I see the following entries.
>> Banned files:
>> I'm assuming the "i" at the end means ban.
The i means case insensitive. Simply listing them here means they
>> If that's correct,
>> could it
>> be written as?
>> [qr'.\.(exe|vbs|pif|scr|bat|cmd|com|cpl|rtf)$'=> 1]
>> and have the same effect?
It would if you also added the i flag.
>> Additionally, the following entry:
>> [ qr'^\.(zip|rar|arc|arj|zoo)$'=> 0 ]
>> I'm assuming that means allow
Yes, the 0 means allow.
>> Now, what does qr'^\. mean
These are file types as determined by the file(1) command. This is
supplied by amavisd and will always be lower-case.
>> as opposed to qr'.\.
This is the attachment name supplied in the message. This may be
mixed case, and/or the file extension may not accurately reflect the
These questions are already answered in the RELEASE_NOTES and the
comments in amavisd.conf and amavisd.conf-sample. See them for more
-- Noel Jones
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