Download File Type Selection

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behrje_r
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Download File Type Selection

Postby behrje_r » Mon Oct 03, 2005 12:11 pm

It sure would be nice to have another control of which file types can be downloaded instead of the current IE interface in group policies which restricts us to a yes/no setting

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Postby Scott » Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:50 pm

You can control the types of files that are accessed by using regular expressions in the PWB URL filter. Use the regular expression to match the end of the URL to deny access to the type of file.

For example to prevent downloading of ZIP and EXE type files, put this in your URL filter file.

+all
-\.zip$
-\.exe$

The "+all" allows all URLs, the "\." interrupts the "." as literal, the "exe" or "zip" is the type of file, and the "$" is the regular expression to match the end.

This allows only URLs that end with ".zip", or ".exe" to be denied, while URLs that simply contain ".zip", or ".exe" to be allowed.

--Scott

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Postby Jenny » Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:43 am

Thank you Scott...
I really also need this thing.
Thanks again


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