[Mimedefang] spam filter for quarantine emails

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Sat Nov 27 22:35:46 EST 2004

On Sat, 27 Nov 2004, John Von Essen wrote:

> I have noticed that when an email contains a violating file attachment,
> spam filtering does not occur.

That's not the case for the sample filter distributed with MIMEDefang.

> In my environment, I sort of have to have the below functionality. I
> block .exe files, and I need to communicate that blockage to my users.


Why not simply reject .exes?

> Is there anyway to modify the action_quarantine() and
> action_drop_with_warning() functions such that they are not exempt from
> spam filtering on the text body of the email?

Those functions have no effect on spam filtering.



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