stopping clamav detecting encrypted zip files

Gareth list-mailscanner at
Wed Apr 4 18:21:47 IST 2007

> How about setting this to no...
> I'm not sure about this (others, any help here?) but if MS uses Clam
> to determine if it's a clean file or not, and if you tell it to block
> encrypted messages, (your setting of 'yes' above), then the below will
> say that if clam (or any other a/v) says it's not a clean message,
> don't bother quarantining the message.
> # Do you want to stop any virus-infected spam getting into the spam or MCP
> # archives? If you have a system where users can release messages from the
> # spam or MCP archives, then you probably want to stop them being able to
> # release any infected messages, so set this to yes.
> # It is set to no by default as it causes a small hit in performance, and
> # many people don't allow users to access the spam quarantine, so don't
> # need it.
> # This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
> Keep Spam And MCP Archive Clean = yes
> If you turn this setting off, you should be able to release the file.

I already have that set. Thanks for the suggestion though.

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