[CentOS] Dealing with MS Outlook winmail.dat on Linux mail server

Mon Dec 21 19:14:56 UTC 2015
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 12/21/2015 10:48 AM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> Does someone do anything on your Linux (or UNIX) mail servers to convert
> darn proprietary MS Outlook winmail.dat attachments your users may receive
> (occasionally if lucky) into readable e-mail format.

the vast majority of 'winmail.dat' files are just formatting hints for 
the message body.  you can read the message without them.

anyone using a halfway newer version of Microsoft's Outlook stuff 
shouldn't be generating them at all if their mailer is properly configured.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz