McAfee (uvscan) and TNEF

Julian Field jkf at
Mon May 27 16:50:01 IST 2002

At 16:38 27/05/2002, you wrote:
>FWIW, it appears that McAfee VirusScan for UNIX v4.16.0 (uvscan) can now
>scan TNEF attachments:
>..from readme.txt:
>-  Support for Microsoft Exchange internal
>    data-transfer format
>    The engine can now detect virus infections
>    within Microsoft Exchange e-mail files that use
>    Transport-Neutral Encapsulation Format (TNEF).

Do you have to add any command-line options to enable the feature? Or is it
on by default?

>So, the "Expand TNEF" option in mailscanner.conf can be safely set to "no"
>for both Sophos and McAfee now.

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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