Mailing List Message #100145
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Subject: Re: Reversing logic on Mail Rules
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 13:45:51 +0100
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <>
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Thanks for that, John.
Your reply triggers a related question.
Is there an 'out of the box' solution to the requirement to remove one or more attachments individually?

"CommuniGate Pro Discussions" <> wrote on 21/05/2010 13:30:58:

> Hello.

> You could use 4 individual “is not” tests.  One “is not in” test
> would be easier, however.

> The only problem is if the sender includes 2 (or more) attachments,
> one which should pass and one which should fail.

> John
>     John Souvestre - New Orleans LA

> From: CommuniGate Pro Discussions []
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> Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 7:04 AM
> To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions
> Subject: Reversing logic on Mail Rules

> Hi
> I am currently using the free version of Niversoft's Find
> Attachments v1.1.6a to add headers to all inbound messages.
> I have an associated agent that drops any messages that have an
> identified .exe attachment:
> <Header Field> is <X-AttachExt.exe>
> <Reject with> 'This server does not accept .exe attached files'
> I have now been asked to drop all messages that contain an
> attachment that isn't any of '.doc, .xls, .pdf, .txt'
> I am trying to get my head around the logic.
> My understanding of rules is that each test is processed 'line by
> line' independent of any earlier test and if a test returns false,
> the rule is then exited with no further action in that context; so I
> can't 'OR' tests.
> I would be grateful of suggestions on how to program a set of rules
> to achieve the desired result.
> Regards
> Quinton

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