SV: Verify virus scanning

Trond M. Markussen markussen at
Tue Mar 29 14:28:43 UTC 2016

Thanks, the EICAR file was indeed stopped. But it seems strange that so few viruses are detected.. how does one check which virus definition file/date is in use?


Trond M.

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Sendt: 29. mars 2016 16:06
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Emne: Re: Verify virus scanning

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Also puts a copy of the eicar in a test message. 

Jerry Benton

> On Mar 29, 2016, at 10:02 AM, Peter Lemieux <mailscanner at> wrote:
> Download a copy of the EICAR test file from here:  Attach it to a message and send it to yourself.  If scanning is working, the attachment will be identified as a virus, and notices will be sent depending on how you have configured MailScanner.
> Peter
> On 03/29/2016 09:57 AM, Trond M. Markussen wrote:
>> How can we verify that virus scanning is working?
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