Overview

You may encounter an error message while trying to upload a file with a blocked extension. Below is a list of all the files that are blocked from being uploaded to SmartVault. 

File Extensions That Are Automatically Blocked by SmartVault

If you are looking for a specific extension from this list, press CTRL+F on your keyboard to open your browser's search bar, then type the name of the extension to search on this page.

The following file extensions are automatically blocked by SmartVault:

  • Microsoft Access project extension - .ade
  • Microsoft Access project - .adp
  • Application file - .app
  • ASP declarations file - .asa
  • ASP.NET Web handler file. Web handlers are software modules that handle raw HTTP requests received by ASP.NET. - .ashx
  • ASP.NET Web Services source file - .asmx
  • Active Server Pages - .asp
  • Microsoft Visual Basic class module - .bas
  • Batch file - .bat
  • Compound index - .cdx
  • Certificate file - .cer
  • Compiled HTML Help file - .chm
  • Java class file - .class
  • Microsoft Windows NT command script - .cmd
  • Microsoft MS-DOS program - .com
  • Configuration file - .config
  • Control Panel extension - .cpl
  • Security certificate - .crt
  • Script file - .csh
  • Windows dynamic-link library - .dll
  • Program - .exe
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro compiled program - .fxp
  • Help file - .hlp 
  • HTML program - .hta 
  • Script file - .htr 
  • HTML document - .htw 
  • Internet Information Services file - .ida 
  • Internet database connector file - .idc 
  • Internet data query file - .idq 
  • Internet Naming Service - .ins 
  • Internet Communication settings - .isp 
  • Internet Document Set file - .its 
  • JScript Encoded script file - .jse 
  • Korn Shell script file - .ksh 
  • Shortcut - .lnk 
  • Shortcut - .mad 
  • Shortcut - .maf 
  • Shortcut - .mag 
  • Shortcut - .mam 
  • Shortcut - .maq 
  • Shortcut - .mar 
  • Microsoft Access stored procedure - .mas 
  • Shortcut - .mat 
  • Shortcut - .mau 
  • Shortcut - .mav 
  • Shortcut - .maw 
  • Microsoft Access add-in program - .mda 
  • Microsoft Access program - .mdb 
  • Microsoft Access MDE database - .mde 
  • Microsoft Access data file - .mdt 
  • Microsoft Access workgroup - .mdw 
  • Microsoft Access wizard program - .mdz 
  • Microsoft Common Console document - .msc 
  • Microsoft Agent script helper - .msh 
  • Microsoft Agent script helper - .msh1 
  • Microsoft Agent script helper - .msh1xml 
  • Microsoft Agent script helper - .msh2 
  • Microsoft Agent script helper - .msh2xml 
  • Microsoft Agent script helper - .mshxml 
  • Microsoft Windows Installer package - .msi 
  • Windows Installer patch package file - .msp 
  • Visual Test source files - .mst 
  • Microsoft Office profile settings file - .ops 
  • Photo CD image or Microsoft Visual Test compiled script - .pcd 
  • Shortcut to MS-DOS program - .pif 
  • System file - .prf 
  • Program source file - .prg 
  • Printer file - .printer 
  • Microsoft Outlook personal folder file - .pst 
  • Registration entries - .reg 
  • ACT! database maintenance file - .rem 
  • Windows Explorer command file - .scf 
  • Screen saver - .scr 
  • Script file - .sct 
  • Windows shortcut - .shb 
  • Shell Scrap object - .shs 
  • HTML file that contains server-side directives - .shtm 
  • HTML file that contains server-side directives - .shtml 
  • Simple Object Access Protocol file - .soap 
  • HTML file that contains server-side directives - .stm 
  • Uniform Resource Locator (Internet shortcut) - .url 
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition file - .vb 
  • VBScript Encoded Script file - .vbe 
  • VBScript file - .vbs 
  • Windows Script file - .ws 
  • Windows Script Component - .wsc 
  • Windows Script file - .wsf 
  • Windows Script Host settings file - .wsh 
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