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Old 08-25-2004, 01:40 PM   #1
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Anti Virus software in Linux?


Hello,

I need a antivirus software of Suse Linux 9.1 Pro. I know that Linux cannot get viruses, BUT the windows machines behind the proxy server can. So I was wondering if there were any good antivirus software for suse that can stop the virus before it even gets to the windows machine? Thanks,

Justin
 
Old 08-25-2004, 01:46 PM   #2
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You could run any Windows antivirus software under wine.
 
Old 08-25-2004, 01:50 PM   #3
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Each of the windows machines have nortain antivirus corp edition installed on them, I was just wondering if there was any Linux software that found windows viruses? I do not want to go though the trouble of running them under wine. Anyone else know of anything? Thanks,

Justin
 
Old 08-25-2004, 01:54 PM   #4
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Each of the windows machines have nortain antivirus corp edition installed on them, I was just wondering if there was any Linux software that found windows viruses? I do not want to go though the trouble of running them under wine. Anyone else know of anything? Thanks,

Justin
mcafee has a command-line version for linux.

clamav detects windows viruses.

being as it's based on clamav, klamav also detects windows viruses.

I also believe F-Prot provides antivirus.

Suse did ship some antivirus packages with their distro, probably just the pro version. To find these, you had to do a detailed install.
 
Old 08-25-2004, 02:01 PM   #5
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I emailed mcafee and I am still waiting for a reply. I will have to look into clamav and klamav. For some reason my boss does not want me using F-Prot(not sure why because we use it on our mail server). The software that came with suse 9.1 pro sucked. It was only a demo version and was very confusing. I think I will have to talk him into F-Prot. Thanks everyone,

Justin
 
Old 08-25-2004, 05:42 PM   #6
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SuSE 9.1 Pro comes with Antivir & Clamav. Just search for them in YAST's "Install and remove software".
 
Old 08-26-2004, 08:25 AM   #7
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Or see this list: http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.p...e.txt?rev=HEAD
 
Old 08-26-2004, 09:26 AM   #8
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Ypu can also try InterScan VirusWall. We have the same configuration as yours. Works fine
 
Old 08-27-2004, 06:23 AM   #9
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Also, NOD32 has a linux version:
http://www.nod32.com/download/download.htm
It is a commercial application though.
 
  


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