MailScanner not removing virus even though it was found?

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Thu Jul 10 15:25:54 IST 2003

On Thu, 10 Jul 2003 13:35:42 +0100, you wrote:

>I'have just upgraded to the latest mailscan 4.22-5 from 4.13-x and
>I'm registering exatly the same problem:
>Jul 10 12:40:34 neutrino MailScanner[26052]: McAfee said
>Jul 10 12:40:34 neutrino MailScanner[26052]: McAfee said "        Found the
>W32/SirCam at MM virus !!!"
>Jul 10 12:40:34 neutrino MailScanner[26052]:
>       Found the W32/SirCam at MM virus !!!

As far as I understand it MS starts the virusscanner to check whether a
virus is detected. If at least one message in a batch has a virus MS
starts the virusscanner with the clean option. Perhaps McAfee doesn't
act (anymore) on that option.

Peter Peters, senior netwerkbeheerder
Dienst Informatietechnologie, Bibliotheek en Educatie (ITBE)
Universiteit Twente,  Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
telefoon: 053 - 489 2301, fax: 053 - 489 2383,

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