[Mimedefang] MIME type message/partial
Kevin A. McGrail
kmcgrail at pccc.com
Tue Nov 9 09:53:27 EST 2004
> I am getting complaints of email not being delivered. I look in the
> logs and they are being bounced with "MIME type message/partial not
> accepted here". Sure enough the filter blocks this type of message. So
> like any good computer is does exactly what you tell it.
> Can someone please explain the reason for blocking these messages, as
> well as the ramifications if I let these pass?
> I need something because mgmt is likely to tell me just not to block
> and I would like to have some valid reasons as to why they are being
These type of messages are a huge security hole. I think this website
explains it quite well:
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