Mike Leone on 1 Sep 2004 04:18:02 -0000

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RE: [PLUG] update strategies/partition issue

> Mike Leone wrote:
> >>And I tried F-Prot.  F-Prot is a good, efficient virus 
> scanner.  It's
> >>available for multiple OSes.  I think there is a free version for 
> >>Linux.  
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Free for non-commercial use.
> >
> >Clam-AV is free for all uses (commercial and otherwise); you can run 
> >both, if you want - I do, on my home Linux mail server. Not on my 
> >workstation.
> >  
> >
> Why do you need two virus scanners? 

Why not? :-) If ClamAV misses something, perhaps F-Prot will pick it up.
I've never had that happen, but still.

> I didn't notice if F-Prot scans 
> incoming e-mail.  I assumed that it does since e-mail is 
> basically and 
> incoming file. 

I use amavisd-new, as used as a content filter in postfix; amavisd-new
calls out any virus scanners it finds. And optionally spamassassin, so I
do both. :-)

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