How to truly prevent video uploads?


Everytime a user uploads a large video file my server doesn’t cope and needs rebooting.

In the file upload tab an the admin panel I have the following under Blocked Media Types:


But it doesn’t work because people can still upload all of these video file types

What do I need to change it to, please?

Server Setup Information

  • Version of Rocket.Chat Server: 4.4.0
  • Operating System: Ubuntu 17.04
  • Deployment Method: docker
  • Number of Running Instances: 1
  • DB Replicaset Oplog:
  • NodeJS Version: v12.22.1
  • MongoDB Version: 4.0.21 / mmapv1 (oplog Enabled)
  • Proxy: nginx
  • Firewalls involved: N/A

Any additional Information


This is the exact content of that setting?

I just tried this setting:

And was prevented to send a mp4 file.

please, try: