OT - Multiple Virus Scanners

Sam Lewis slewis at complaw.com
Fri Aug 18 12:37:23 IST 2006

On Aug 15, 2006, at 2:46 AM, Jon Bates wrote:
> I was just wondering what peoples opinions were on running multiple  
> virus scanners with MailScanner. I'm currently only running ClamAV,  
> and I was thinking about running one or two more.
> Could someone recommend what other scanner/s to use? My main  
> concern is system resources. I would like something that doesn't  
> load up the server too much more as ClamAV is quite light on  
> resources from my experience with it.

Clam is good, but I also use CA's eTrust AV.  I find that using two  
scanners increases the chances of picking up newly discovered  
variants, for in some cases eTrust has the definitions before Clam.

Hope this helps.

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