F-Prot enterprise/small business scanner & MailScanner

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed May 7 09:54:00 IST 2003

At 09:47 07/05/2003, you wrote:
>visiting the F-Prot site I recognized that F-Prot does [now?] not only
>have two kind of different licenses for their scanner but also the
>technique they're using is different.
>While the enterprise scanner uses a daemon with TCP/IP communication the
>small business version uses the default on demand scanner.
>I've noticed in this mailgroup that there were some discussions about pros
>and cons using scanning deamons and I know that MailScanner uses currently
>the on demand scanner because it can gain full controll in respect to used
>resources of the scanning process. So I'd like to ask what the current
>status of this discussion is daemon vs. on demand - and: Does MailScanner
>support both falvours of the F-Prot scanners?

Not at the moment, no. You want the command-line scanner, so the cheaper
Small Business edition is what you want.
Julian Field
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