Sophos first impressions
Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Wed Jan 22 15:46:28 GMT 2003
After the installation as described in the documentation Sophos is now
detecting the same infected files as McAfee.
Le mer 22/01/2003 à 10:07, Spicer, Kevin a écrit :
> > The current discussion on virus scanners made me want to try
> > Sophos. So
> > I went to www.sophos.com and downloaded an evaluation version of their
> > antivirus software for Linux.
> > When the installation came I had to peek at sophos-autoupdate to see
> > that I needed to install it this way:
> > ./install.sh -d /usr/local/Sophos -s ide -ni -v
> > I then ran sophos-autoupdate but it complained that it
> > couldn't get the
> > version. I then realized that the autoupdate script looks
> > into the lib
> > directory for its vdl files that I installed into the ide directory.
> > I modified sophos-autoupdate to point it to the right
> > directory for the
> > vdl files and all worked OK.
> You don't need to modify anything but you should have installed Sophos using the script supplied with MailScanner - undo the changes you made and remove your existing Sophos install. then follow the instructions here...
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