An attachment is rendered as a *.dat file due to the sending server splitting the long attachment name into parts
An attachment is rendered as a .dat file due to the sending server splitting the long attachment name into 2 parts.
when it should only be:
When support tried to telnet the mail's page source as is: The issue can be reproduced - we can see the attachment being rendered as a .dat file.
When support tried to telnet the mail's page source changing the filename of the attachment from:
The attachment is being rendered correctly as a .pdf file.
This has been reproduced on 2 different domino servers. Version 901.
Note: Even though the attachment is rendered as a .dat file, when you double click on it, it still opens as a pdf.
The company that owns the sending server reported that they upgraded their code to adhere to the RFC standards:
According to rfc2231:
(1) Lines in Internet email header fields are folded according to RFC 822 folding rules. This makes long parameter values problematic.
SPR # MJTMAPNP5K - Reporting this issue as an enhancement request