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Vince0000 07-29-2004 12:17 PM

Help Strip / Remove attachments (Replace with TXT file if Possible)
 
I hope you can help me out...

What I would like to do is Replace a attachment of certain types IE. EXE, BAT, COM etc with a file such as ATTACHMENT_BLOCKED.TXT which would explain that the file met our blocking restrictions.

I'm trying to find a solution using PROCMAIL or SPAMASSASSIN but to no avail so far.

I'm a newbie in a sense and procmail is making sense but still very cryptic to me so far.

I'm currently using Sendmail as my MTA and Qpopper for my Pop3 checker on a SuSE 9.0 distro.

Does anyone have any thoughts or tips on how to go about this?
I've Googled my #$@ off but can't find what i'm trying to do.

So far i've come up with this to completely remove the file if it has a EXE file for example.

:0 B
* name=.*\.(exe)
{
:0
/dev/null
}

But this does not deliver the message or anything so it's not what i'm lookign for.

Thanks alot!
Vince

vbekker 09-17-2010 01:17 PM

Hi,
Wondering if anyone found a solution for this question. Would be very interesting and useful.
Thanks

Vince0000 09-17-2010 06:46 PM

Holy thread resurrection batman... This is a old post, looking at it I see a good 6 years ago.

Anyway, long story short I got it working at the time, I used MimeDefang you can look for it here : http://www.mimedefang.com/

That system was replaced with an Exchange server pushed down from corporate office and i'm in a domino shop now but didn't want you to be left hanging.


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