F-PROT and disinfections

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed May 28 19:38:12 IST 2003

Assume you have told it to deliver disinfected files (search for
"Disinfected" in MailScanner.conf) then what does your maillog say? It
should be doing 3 scans of each infected batch, one to scan, one to
disinfect and one to rescan.

At 19:24 28/05/2003, you wrote:
>I'm noticing that the bulk of the viruses we are catching are Lentin.F, if
>I'm not mistaken, shouldn't mailscanner combined with the virus scanner
>(f-prot in our case) attempt to disinfect the file and if successful
>forward it on? If so it is not doing that. What I have is a quantity of
>files in /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine that are disinfected and I have
>to send them of manually.
>I'm using MS 4.13-3 with F-Prot 3.13 Engine 3.12.10 and Defs of May 26.
>Just not certain what should be happening and how it works.
>Any ideas?
>Regards, --
>M Bowman

Julian Field
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