F-prot update script

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Dec 15 14:24:38 GMT 2003

At 13:52 15/12/2003, you wrote:
>Hi all!
>how can I disable the f-prot-autoupdate script option to not send email
>notifications if it did not need to be updated ?
>I wouldn't receive this every hour..
>FTP address for retrieving files is ftp://us-3.updates.f-prot.com/pub/
>File SIGN.DEF is already up to date.
>File SIGN2.DEF is already up to date.
>File MACRO.DEF is already up to date.
>Nothing to be done.

Is your cron job calling update_virus_scanners or calling f-prot-autoupdate

>I've had some experiences with Sophos Antivirus too, and I noticed that it
>downloads new ide files as soon as they were realeased ..
>it's not possible to have the same feature with other Antivirus software as
>f-prot and Antivir ?!

My sophos-autoupdate script just updates hourly, the same as all the others.
Julian Field
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