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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Topic: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

hi ladies and gentlemen,

we have the first time problems with attachments... two of our customers told us that their email provider just blocked all .zip attachments because of the mass of viruses / trojans in emails with .zip.

i also have read a few weeks ago that office365 / microsoft is planing to disable delivery of zip files.

so in my eyes this could become a problem in near future and i would like to ask Gurtam to give us the possibility to

- send xml or pdf files without compression OR
- let us individualy "rename" the file extension of attached compressed reports OR
- let us set an encryption password and encrypt files AND filenames

anybody else?

Wolf.

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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Hello Wolf and others,

Yes I agree, we have the same issue with couple of customers / email servers.

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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Hi all!
Agree! Best to avoid Zip files. Too many corporate firewall issues. Plus, it is not possible to open zip files on many smartphones and tablets.
It would be also great if the reports were stored in folder somewhere (we can provide an Amazon s3 link if needed) and provide a URL link only in the email.

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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

-->Gurtam: I think the idea to save the report (especialy large reports) on your servers and send a download link is a good idea! and files can be deletet automaticaly after 10 days or so.

Wolf.
(and problem of large files is solved and problem of smtp limits is solved and so on and so on)

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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

OK, we'll see what we can do about this.

Katerina Alexandrova
Product Manager (Hecterra)
Gurtam
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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Both the ideas have been approved — 1) unzip report files & 2) send links instead of reports themselves.

Katerina Alexandrova
Product Manager (Hecterra)
Gurtam
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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Point 1 is available in Beta

Katerina Alexandrova
Product Manager (Hecterra)
Gurtam
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zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

Re: zip files in jobs / automatic report sending and virus scanners

New features have been just released in Wialon Hosting.

Now you can:
• receive links to reports (instead of reports themselves) via jobs/notifications
• receive non-compressed files via jobs/notifications (only for PDF and Excel)

https://weblog.gurtam.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/zip_links.png

Katerina Alexandrova
Product Manager (Hecterra)
Gurtam