Any way to alert the user of a bad file type?

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  1. Ed Staffin
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    Posted 08 Dec 2008 Link to this post

    I know I can limit the file types that can be uploaded via AllowedFileExtensions, however, all it does is ignore bad file types. Since I am only allowing one file at a time to be uploaded, it would be nice if I could issue a radalert or something when the try to upload a type that is not allowed.
    Any ideas?
    Thanks ... Ed
  2. Atanas Korchev
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    Posted 09 Dec 2008 Link to this post

    Hi Ed Staffin,

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  3. Meaning Of Lights
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    Posted 09 Dec 2008 Link to this post

    As per

    Lookup "Winista" it uses binary analysis to determine a files MIME type...

    Say someone renames a exe with a jpg extension... you can still determine the "real" file format.  It doesn't detect swf's or flv's but does pretty much every other well known format + you can get a hex editor and add more files it can detect.

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