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Old 08-30-2001, 04:17 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2001
Location: Australia
Distribution: Fedora
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virus protection of e-mail gateway

Has anyone had any experience with the available virus scanners for sendmail. I have been looking at the various commercial distributions such as rav and avp, etc. the pricing on the rav software is the only one which seems resonable for a linux server with less than 50 mailboxes. Is the option of using a scanner, such as amavis, and filters or a desktop virus scanner program a viable option.
I want to stop viruses before they reach desktops of any OS.

I was recently attacked by sircam through an out of date desktop scanner, which then passed through my LAN. ARGGHH.

Kind thanks to all replys
Old 08-30-2001, 05:37 AM   #2
Registered: May 2001
Location: HK
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Cool hope can help you

Please follow the link, have you want
Old 07-17-2002, 10:18 AM   #3
Registered: Jan 2001
Location: Ljubljana Slovenija
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I'm using Amavisd with Sophos and McAfee virus scaner
and i must say it works very fine.

regards, pchammer
Old 12-18-2002, 12:57 PM   #4
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Here’s the combo I went with:

Mail scanner program:

Antivirus program:

It was easy to install and seems to work well.


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