Alternatives to Sophos

Nick Phillips nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM
Mon Dec 3 11:31:41 GMT 2001

On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 11:30:02AM -0000, gcrothers wrote:
> > Sophos Anti-Virus (SAV). Of which sweep is part. intercheck is the other
> > main part. SAVI is an NT/win2k-based admin interface for a network's SAV
> > installation. MailMonitor is an SMTP relay with integrated SAV (much like
> > a correctly configured mailscanner+sweep box could be).
> thanks for the info.....
> so.. like I asked in a previous thread what does mailscanner + SAV give me
> compared to Sophos MailMonitor.

Control of filename rules applied. A choice of AV engine (zero lock-in).
Larger amounts of source code. You can see whether you think mailscanner's
reasonably well-designed or not, you can only see whether MailMonitor
appears to work or not.

Overall, choice.

Nick Phillips -- nwp at
Don't worry.  Life's too long.

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