Removing Active Content from Attachments

This action removes active content from the Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint attachments that match the rule criteria. If the active content cannot be removed, you can configure whether to delete the attachment containing the active content. Remove active content from attachments is one of the "Modify" category of actions.

Important:

The Remove active content from attachments action is only available in policies with the target criteria of Attachment contains "active content". If the Remove active content from attachments action is used in the rule, and the email attachment contains active content, the active content will be removed.

To configure a rule action to remove active content from the attachments that match certain criteria:

Select Remove active content from attachments from the "Modify" section, and optionally select Delete attachment if unable to remove active content.