Newbie to Mailscanner
Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Mon Mar 3 11:49:29 GMT 2003
> Mailscanner scan incoming emails for virus, where does it get
> the virus
> pattern files.
You need to install a virus scanner (probably a commercial one like sophos or f-prot)
> We are using Trend server protect for another
> server (win
> 2000) , does it mean I copy the pattern from this server,
> or do we copy
> the pattern from our desktop? I don't suppose there are virus pattern
> that is free to download?
There are - try clamav, but I'd recommend using a commercial scanner too to get maximum protection (especially against new viruses)
> Secondly if I need to subscribe to anti-virus software vendor
> to get the
> pattern, maybe I can install that software for virus protection on
> server. I think Trend have linux version of anti-virus software call
> InterScan Messaging Security Suite to handle this task.
I believe the Trend scanner can be used with MailScanner (although it currently has an 'unsupported' code status (see http://www.sng.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailscanner/install/codestatus.shtml )
> I am sorry for listing this simple/basic question, I did search the
> listing but couldn't found the answer.
Have a good read of the website www.mailscanner.info all the above info is there
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