New sophos version 5.0 support

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Apr 27 16:35:05 IST 2005

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Ooh, this is the first I have heard of V5. I haven't tried it with
MailScanner yet, but I will try to  either this weekend or  some time
next week. I've got a few other things to do first, but it is definitely
on the list.

Thanks for the heads-up!

As for the other question, I deliberately have separately-managed F-Prot
installations on my email gateways as well as Sophos. Then if the
central management system and/or Sophos fails, my mail is still
protected. Going to total central management is fine as long as it
works. If it fails, everything fails together. Beware.

Adri Koppes wrote:

>I have evaluated Sophos 3.xx running on FreeBSD 4.10, called from Mailscanner using the perl SAVI module.
>I have noticed Sophos have announced the new version 5.0 on their website and are dropping support for the 3.xx version by the end of 2005.
>Before purchasing a new license, does the new version 5.0 also work with MailScanner and/or the perl SAVI module? I'll probably upgrade the mailserver to FreeBSD 5.4 64bit in the near future.
>If not, does anyone know of any other good anti virus software with centralized management in a mixes Windows/FreeBSD network?

Julian Field
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