[Mimedefang] Customizing Setup

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Dec 5 21:40:25 EST 2001

On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:

> Okay, I think I've gotten MIMEDefang setup properly and it's
> working.  Now I need to configure it to do what I had intended to do
> in the first place: stripping anything non plain/text and dropping it
> in a web accessible address space and sticking a msg in the email
> before forwarding it.

That's a piece of cake.  Something like this should work:

sub filter {
    my($entity, $fname, $ext, $type) = @_;

    $type =~ tr/A-Z/a-z/;

    if ($type ne "text/plain") {
        return action_replace_with_url($entity,
				"The part is accessible at _URL_");

    return action_accept();

See action_replace_with_url in the mimedefang-filter man page.
You'll want a cron job to delete old attachments which have been


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