Generic virus scanner found

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 30 18:56:01 GMT 2004

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It upgrades all the scanners you have installed, not just the ones you
happen to be using at the moment. That way, if you change which scanners
you want to use, you can be safe in the knowledge that they will already
be up to date when you first use them.

The "generic" scanner is one that you can write yourself to do whatever
you want it to. Allows for much more customisation.

Steve Campbell wrote:

>Ever since upgrading to the latest release of MailScanner, I am seeing in my
>update_virus_scanners: Found generic installed
>update_virus_scanners: Running autoupdate for generic
>I only list clamav in my conf file as a Virus Scanner.
>What might it be autoupdating and why is it even looking for a "generic"
>virus scanner if I don't specifiy I am using one?

Julian Field
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