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When a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007-based Edge server receives signed e-mail messages that have an attachment from the Internet, the Microsoft Outlook MAPI users receive the messages. However, the digital signature is invalid. If you click the signature icon in Microsoft Outlook, you receive the following error message:
The digital signature is invalid
This problem occurs because the Attachment Filter agent adds the Content-Description field together with the file name of the attachment to the message. For the messages that are signed, this modification invalidates the digital signature.
Update informationTo resolve this problem, install Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on the Exchange server. For more information about Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1, see the following Exchange Help topic:
Description of Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1For more information about how to install the latest Exchange service pack or update rollup, see the following Exchange Help topic:
How to Obtain the Latest Service Pack or Update Rollup for Exchange 2007After you install Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1, add the following line in the Edgetransport.exe.config file in the <AppSettings> section:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the Attachment Filter agent, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998012(EXCHG.80).aspxFor more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 949703 - Last Review: January 19, 2009 - Revision: 3.2