Panda Pricing -- autoupdate script?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Jun 9 20:44:37 IST 2003

Why are some of these people so stupid?

I'm reading the update scripts provided by Panda to see how to correctly
get the right filename for the zip file to download containing the updated

Here's the code they use

DATE=`date +%d`

Great job guys, really professional software this. It's named after the
current date. In exactly whose timezone? GMT, CET, EST, a random one every day?

Good thing they don't charge much, is all I can say.

At 19:36 09/06/2003, you wrote:
>At 19:28 09/06/2003, you wrote:
>>What version are you at? The old version had serious update issues. Julian
>>if you want a sendmail version for testing let me know I have 6 license and
>>am only using one. I will be more than happy to provide you with a license.
>If you could give me a copy of the PAVCL code, with a username/password to
>get updates, that would be very helpful.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf
>>Of Julian Field
>>Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 1:10 PM
>>Subject: Re: Panda Pricing
>>Can someone tell me how we might go about automating the Panda updates?
>>I haven't got customer access to their site yet.
>>Do they give any guidance on this subject at all?
>>At 18:00 09/06/2003, you wrote:
>> > > The command line tool is new to me. I am not sure of its capabilities. I
>> >use
>> > > the perimeter scan because it comes with a nice web interface for
>> >
>> >I just installed the trial of the command line version and it is working
>> >fine. It just needs an upgrade of the virus patterns so it only catches old
>> >viruses.
>> >
>> >Francesco.
>>Julian Field
>>Professional Support Services at
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>Julian Field
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