office 2007 files block as x-zip !

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Nov 12th, 2009

hi i got a problem with docx files
Ironport S160 (AsyncOs v6.3.0-604) recognizes it as application/x-zip. I know why!

Office 2007 files are XML contained within a zip file.

I would like the s160 recognizes docx files as application/x-docx and not as x-zip, because i block zip extentsion but not office2007 files.

 <Web> -
1257181728.495 309 TCP_DENIED/403 3706 GET"ENSEIGNEMENT\[email protected]" DIRECT/ application/x-zip BLOCK_ADMIN_FILE_TYPE-etudiant-REALM_AD-NONE-NONE-DefaultRouting

what can i do?

I have this problem too.
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JennieMorton Thu, 11/12/2009 - 20:25

It sounds like you should contact customer support, and if it becomes necessary, they can open a bug or a feature request with engineering to change this (depending on what they say the problem is/isn't).


ENSAN_ironport Fri, 11/13/2009 - 10:59

They are actually zip files. You may even rename them to .zip and open
> the xml files inside the zip.
> So, at the moment, the WSA is recognizing this files as zip only.
> The workaround would be to create a Custom Category and regular
> expressions to match on the file extensions.
> I will submit a Feature Request so our engineers can analyze the
> possibility of detecting this kind of files.

W8&c :D

Thx for support !


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