f-prot final version released - 3.12

Marc Perea marc.perea at ELECTRONIC-GROUP.COM
Thu Apr 4 10:27:36 IST 2002

On Thu, 4 Apr 2002 16:53:19 +1200
Nick Phillips <nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 04, 2002 at 09:38:25AM +0530, Rishi Gangoly wrote:
> > F-prot final version 3.12 has been released. Will we need to change the
> > mailscanner.conf from beta to supported?
> The code level setting in mailscanner.conf has nothing to do with the
> status of the f-prot version you are running; it is to do with the code
> in mailscanner that supports any particular scanner.
> In the current version, I believe that the f-prot support is labelled as
> "supported", so you would probably be better off with that setting set
> to "supported", in order to avoid running any other potentially dodgy code
> with status "beta" without realising it.
> I haven't yet tested the latest version of f-prot with mailscanner, however,
> and haven't verified that the output format is still the same. So far as I am
> aware, neither has Julian.
> If anybody "out there" is now running the "release" version of f-prot with
> mailscanner, please let us know how you are getting on.
> Cheers,

I'm using it. And it's working very very well (By the moment)

If someone are interested, here are a pair of urls to get the actualized signature files :


Here I copy an example output :

At Thu Apr  4 02:56:10 2002 the virus scanner said:
   /opt/mailscanner/var/incoming/g340ti715079/enano.exe  Infection: W32/Hybris.worm.B

I'm looking for a way to easyly remove the path to the file, so just appears as "file.ext" instead of /opt/mailscanner/var/incoming/XXXXXXX/file.ext


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