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How to scan the compressed excel files from dropbox ?


My users exchanging files with their customer through dropbox, but according to the Security manager, we cannot allow whitelisting *dropbox* URL in the Global White List.


So how to allow the scanning of the compressed files in Dropbox so that I can also get protected from Ransomware as well ?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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Re: How to scan the compressed excel files from dropbox ?

If you are using DropBox through a web browser to upload/download, then it's the same as scanning any other web site.

Turn on SSL scanning, and let the users access the category or site.

If you are using the DropBox app , there is no possible way to scan the content. DropBox app does not permit any man-in-the-middle interception. You must either whitelist it like are doing or block it entirely.

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Re: How to scan the compressed excel files from dropbox ?

, I'm using Internet Explorer browser.

When I access other non compressed file, I can get it with no issue.

Only when trying to download the compresssed zipped file , I get:

The file you are trying to download is hosted on an untrusted website. Please contact IT Support to download the file.
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