No virus loggings?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Nov 4 20:14:36 GMT 2002

At 20:09 04/11/2002, you wrote:
> > It doesn't produce any "nothing interesting happened" log entries, after
> > another user claimed it was logging too much. If it finds anything of
> > interest, it will still log it.
>ooops. Your right. After further reveiw I found one such as:
>Nov  4 10:16:33 ns2 MailScanner[19348]: Virus Scanning: f-prot found 1
>Nov  4 10:16:33 ns2 MailScanner[19348]: Virus Scanning: Found 1 viruses
>I vaguely remember something about differing virus scanners producing widely
>different output being the reason virus names are not output in the logs. Is
>this correct?

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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