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Old 10-30-2009, 06:50 AM   #1
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How To Bloc bat scr exe attachments from an E-Mail server ?


I'm using Axigen Mail Server V.7

[root@xxx ~]# uname -a
Linux xxx.xxx.xx 2.6.18-53.1.4.el5 #1 SMP Fri Nov 30 00:45:16 EST 2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux



My question is how can I block attachments (scr / exe / bat) directly from the e-mail server ? The axigen mail server dosen't have this option. Is there a program that can do this ? Or is there a program that can be integrated in axigen mail server that can do this ?
 
Old 10-31-2009, 06:34 PM   #2
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If you try the "custom" option you should be able to specify any header name. You just have to find out what header name indicates one or more "attachments". Not that I use this commercially licensed and closed source product of course.
 
Old 11-01-2009, 07:15 AM   #3
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I don't know what you are talking about. I do understand what you are saying but there's no such thing in my axigen server.

I think that I need to install a spam filter or an antivirus filter and somewhere in a *.conf i'll find what attachments I want to block.

I'm not sure about that, but that's why i'm asking, maybe there is someone that uses axigen as a mail server and he could answer me.
 
Old 11-01-2009, 08:38 AM   #4
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Search LQ for "axigen" and you'll find at least three users who still are on LQ. Maybe email them and politely ask for assistence?
 
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I did, no1's answering me. I think i'm too cute. )
 
Old 01-15-2010, 03:58 AM   #6
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Hi,

These file extensions are blocked by default using amavisd. You can take a look at this howto, to see how to integrate amavisd in axigen.

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Old 04-29-2010, 01:41 PM   #7
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Why I didn't received any messages in my e-mail box about this notification (reply) ?
I checked this by mistake, and I see now I have a new reply, but LQ didn't send any notification about this new reply.
Anyway, tyvm for the answer! Does amavis have a conf file in which I can add extensions that I want to block ? I want to tell amavis what extensions I want to block, where can I do that ? Does it has a conf file or soemthing ? Or amavis only know about those extensions and that's it ?

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Old 04-29-2010, 04:02 PM   #8
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Yes, amavisd-new has a config file, that is well documented.
By default the dangerous file extensions are blocked, but you can add or remove your own extensions.

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Old 04-29-2010, 11:56 PM   #9
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axigen strikes again

Hello mate,

Is it me or it looks like axigen strikes again? It dosen't seem that amavis is supported no more in axigen's configuration.

http://www.axigen.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7188


Any other ideeas ?
 
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Sorry to hear that.
From the link you've posted it looks like axigen supports avg, avast and clamav, so you can use any of them to scan mail for viruses. Of course you cannot block attachments by extension, but at least you'll be safe

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Old 05-03-2010, 02:56 AM   #11
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I'm already using Nod32 Business Edition, but I wanned to block those kind of attachments. I need this option badly...
Users complaining about why I don't stop those bad extension attachments, 'cause they don't know if the attachments are bad or good and they want me to block those kind of attachments, and they are right... I should do that, but I can't.
 
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Hi,

I guess you should contact axigen support for a solution on this.

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