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Old 06-25-2010, 02:27 AM   #1
lil finger
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how to allow office 2007 format?


hi.

our smtp server is linux based, GNU/debian.

amavis keep on blocking the 2007 format. it bounce back and got an error like this on the amavis:

Original-Recipient: rfc822;xxx@xxx.com
Final-Recipient: rfc822;xxx@xxx.com
Action: failed
Status: 5.7.0
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 554-5.7.0 Reject, id=01104-12 - BANNED:
554 5.7.0 .dat,ppt/media/image8.emf
Last-Attempt-Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 14:22:34 +0800 (PHT)
Final-Log-ID: 01104-12/jSGjY2K24rgy



Subject: test mail .pptx
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 14:22:31 +0800
Message-ID: <053801cb142e$cbc3a980$634afc80$@com>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0539_01CB1471.D9E6E980"
X-Mailer: Microsoft Office Outlook 12.0
Thread-Index: AcsULsDsUGPVcvAOQ2O3kuRQUUIL8w==
Content-Language: en-ph

could you help me solve my problem? im not familiar with linux.

Last edited by lil finger; 06-25-2010 at 04:55 AM.
 
Old 06-25-2010, 10:10 AM   #2
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Does it happen to ALL Office 2007 documents, or just some?

If it happens to all, I'd suspect something Micro$oft has done to make it more difficult to use Linux in association with those files. Otherwise, I'd suspect they are all infected, or have some code (such as a macro) which triggers Amavis to reject the file.

Read the Amavis documentation (probably somewhere in /usr/share). Specifically, look for references to Whitelisting. I know you can whitelist Senders, but I don't know if you can also whitelist filetypes. Whitelisting might solve your problem.
 
  


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