RE: Scan email for viruses
Alvin Oga (aoga@Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com) wrote*:
>> -- use secure pop3 or secure imaps
>> It's going to be a web interface mail server so, i shouldn't have a lot of
>> work on imap securization but i'll put some efforts on the apache side
>some webmail stuff still uses pop3/imap to get to the mailboxes
* apache and
* php that is compiled with the imap module and is SSL aware
gives you webmail that uses, at your option, IMAPS and POP3S to transfer data
between the webmail app and the IMAP(s) or POP3(s) server.
If you know some tricks with apache and mod_ssl, you can even bounce in and out of
HTTPS (for initial auth into phpgroupware) and then to HTTP after the auth, if you
Interestingly, RH phpIMAP will default to STARTTLS in regular IMAP (port 143) and
regular pop3 (port 110) usage, which requires a workaround putting "/notls" in
the php IMAP mailserver string, because if not explicitly asking for IMAPS or
POP3S, one should assume the admin is securing the connection by other means, such
as IPSEC, for example.
As for antivirus, anglemail filters are not developed enough for this and this is
the job best done by the MTA (with help) anyway.
That's "angle" as in geometry.