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Old 08-02-2001, 04:40 AM   #1
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Unhappy Virus Protection for Sendmail

Have any good suggestion for Virus protection for Sendmail? Because I always received many many e-mail have virus attachment and I need to update many many PCs to protect the PC and avoid virus attack!!!
Old 08-02-2001, 06:48 AM   #2
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There's commercial/free products like Amavis, Sophos, AVP and Inflex for e-mailscanning, have a look at the (still authoritative?) Linux AV FAQ at

Free stuff to sort/prune/cleanse based on content also includes packages like renattach and the Perl::milter stuff, just do a search on "mail sanitizing" or "mail content filtering".

Old 08-06-2001, 03:49 PM   #3
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Question How to filter in Sendmail?


I have the same problem but I don't know how to filter by mail conten for example?

Now I have a lot of PCs infected with virus and I want to block all messages with an .vbs or .exe file attachment.

I read something about procmail but i couldn't set it up.

I don't want to use other software I prefer to set up Procmail.

Give a light,

Old 08-06-2001, 05:04 PM   #4
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Hold on for a second.....Have ya'll even heard of a virus attacking any linux distribution....I would only be worried if you are running a server..


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