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Old 01-09-2003, 03:35 PM   #1
mark@mark-goebl
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Procmail Store Mail Attachment


Hello,

I am a Newbie with Linux, so please excuse my question (and my english ;-))

I get Fileattachments from a businesspartner. These Mails contains only the attachments (no header, no body).

I need to store each attachment which I recieve in one File.
So I would like to create a unique Name and store the Attachment under that filename.

I've read that I could do so with Procmail, but while testing my only effort was to store every Mail (incl. Header etc.) in the same file and that's not what I need.

Could anybody send me a tip or a small script to do so?

Thanks in advance


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Old 01-09-2003, 11:01 PM   #2
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I think you're on the right track, but you're missing part of the process. Take a look at ripmime, which will extract the attachments from the file.

After the file is sorted by procmail, you can run "ripmime -i email_file" and it will extract all the attachments with their proper names (as defined by "filename=" in the mime header.)

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