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Steve Evans sevans at FOUNDATION.SDSU.EDU
Thu Feb 7 17:52:33 GMT 2002

Mcafee.  The school we're a part of has a license for the whole campus
for Mcafee products.  The desktop, file servers, and command line
scanners are covered.  Groupshield isn't.  I wanted to get rid of it


-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Martin [mailto:todd at DECAGON.COM] 
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 9:50 AM

Email is not the only virus infection vector...

I'm considering f-prot for the desktop (
Their site licensing is very low.

What anti-virus are you using with mailscanner? I've noticed while
shopping that it is easy to end up double licensed -- once for the
desktop, once for the email server. Don't fall into this trap.


>I'm trying to save some money by not renewing our Groupshield license 
>when it expires next month.  Here is an idea for protecting my mail 
>server against viruses.
>Use MailScanner to scan mail coming into and out of the organization. 
>Originally I want all mail (including mail going from Exchange UserA to

>Exchange UserB) to go through this smarthost also but I can't figure 
>out how.  This would prevent any viruses from entering the organization

>through mail from the outside.
>Use Outlook 2002 to block access to dangerous attachments by file 
>extension for mail sent between users.  The biggest fear is a user 
>picking up a virus from Hotmail, or Yahoo Mail.  This would infect 
>their machine, but would keep the users from breeding the virus.  Then 
>I would configure Exchange to only allow access to clients over version

>10.x.x.x something.
>Opinions please.
>Steve Evans
>Computing Services
>SDSU Foundation
>619 594-0653

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