F-prot says I need the mail server license

David Sullivan David.Sullivan at BARNET.AC.UK
Thu Jun 5 17:23:27 IST 2003

On 5 Jun 2003 at 16:40, Plant, Dean wrote:

> F-prot have advised me that I will need to use the mail server pricing
> model for use with Mailscanner which means I will have to look at
> other virus scanners.

Looking at the message that you sent to them that might not necessarily be the case.
They might have got the wrong idea.

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Plant, Dean [mailto:dean.plant at roke.co.uk]
> > Sent: 4. júní 2003 10:47
> > To: 'sales at f-prot.com'
> > Subject: FW: FRISK-S-20030530-0027 (f-prot for Linux)
> >
> > I have a Linux file server that acts as a mail proxy and I would
> > like to
> use f-prot to
> > scan mail passing through the proxy (There are no mailboxes on the
> server). Will
> > the F-Prot Antivirus for Linux File Servers license allow this.
> >

You've not really stated that you have an existing product that just needs the command
line version to perform virus scanning. Given this e-mail your typical salesperson might
just assume you want a fully blown virus scanning smtp gateway and that's what
they've recommended.


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