Files that have the .bz2 file name extension are not correctly detected or scanned in Antigen 9.0 for Exchange and in Antigen 9.0 for SMTP Gateways

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SYMPTOMS
In Microsoft Antigen 9.0 for Exchange and in Microsoft Antigen 9.0 for SMTP Gateways, files that are compressed by using the Bzip2 compression algorithm are detected as unknown file types. Therefore, Antigen 9.0 for Exchange and Antigen 9.0 for SMTP Gateways do not correctly detect or scan files that have the .bz2 file name extension.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, install Hotfix Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 Service Pack 1. For more information about how to obtain and install Hotfix Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
945597 Description of Hotfix Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 Service Pack 1
Note Before you can install Hotfix Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 Service Pack 1, you must have Antigen 9.0 Service Pack 1 installed.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
After you install Hotfix Rollup 1 for Antigen 9.0 Service Pack 1, the BZ2 file type is listed in the File Types list when you configure file filtering in Antigen. Therefore, Antigen 9.0 for Exchange and Antigen 9.0 for SMTP Gateways correctly detect and then correctly scan files that have the .bz2 file name extension.
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Article ID: 947798 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 09:02:15 - Revision: 1.0

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