email virus protection

Oliver Jones oliver at
Wed Apr 9 19:01:45 EDT 2003

The one we use and one which I think is probably one of the best
Virus/Spam mail scanners is MailScanner.  It's written in perl.  It can
use pretty much any AV scanner & uses SpamAssasin & RBL for spam
catching.  It requires sendmail though so if you're using a different
MTA you're out of luck.  Check it out at


On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 02:35, Wayne Dawson wrote:

> Hello all,
>    is there a consensus on what products and/or methods are the best to 
> protect against email viruses, at the server level?
>    Also, does anyone here have any experience with a product called Antivir?
>    Here's our setup.  We will use Cyrus IMAP on Linux.  Incoming mail will 
> go through a separate SMTP gateway machine (also Linux), and email will be 
> retrieved by (1) Windows XP client machines on our LAN, and (2) a web based 
> client that will probably be running on the same machine as the SMTP gateway.
> Thanks for any suggestions you can give,
> Wayne

Oliver Jones > Senior Software Engineer > Deeper Design Limited. 
oliver at  > > +64 (21) 41-2238
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