Quarantine: don't save core files

Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions michele at BLACKNIGHTSOLUTIONS.COM
Wed Oct 27 13:11:50 IST 2004

> Julian,
> I reported a few days ago about an ancient boot virus that
> caused sophos to core.  MailScanner obligingly moved the core
> files to quarantine, filling up my filesystem.  I know this
> is an oddball case, but maybe MS can do an unlink("core") as
> part of the quarantine step to keep cores outta there.  One
> could always recreate the core by hand for Sophos Inc from
> the contents of the quarantine.
> Jeff Earickson
> Colby College

Couldn't you add that virus to the "silent" list and not quarantine it?


Mr Michele Neylon
Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd
Hosting, co-location & domains
Tel. +353 59 9137101

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