LSUMail: Banned Attachment Types

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Banned Attachments:

As a proactive measure to fighting new virus outbreaks, LSU blocks e-mail containing attachment types that are commonly used to propagate Internet viruses and worms. None of these attachment types are allowed into our e-mail systems from the Internet, and most of these attachment types are not permitted to be sent within the LSU e-mail systems as well. Anyone attempting to send a message with these attachment types will receive an "E-mail rejected due to attachment" or "5.7.1" error.

Note: ZIP files are now permitted to be sent via e-mail; however, e-mails containing ZIP files will be blocked if the ZIP file contains one of the file types below.


List of Prohibited Attachments:

ade, adp, ani, bas, bat, chm, cmd, com, cpl, crt, hlp, ht, hta, inf, ins, isp, job, js, jse, lnk, mda, mdb, mde, mdz, msc, msi, msp, mst, pcd, reg, scr, sct, shs, url, vb, vbe, vbs, wsc, wsf, wsh, any executable files, and any password-protected (sometimes referred to as "encrypted") attachments.


Safely Share Files:

If you need to share one of the file types above, please use a file sharing option such as FilesToGeaux.

 

 

 

 

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2/28/2019 12:17:57 PM