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Re: Bug#155626: ITP: exiscan -- An email virus scanner for the exim MTA

* David Schmitt <david@schmitt.edv-bus.at> [2002-08-07 10:11]:
> On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 09:30:50AM +0200, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
>> I have taken a quick look at it -- does it have
>> virus signatures and/or can use the databases others are offering?
> Yes. See
> http://packages.debian.org/unstable/utils/oav-update.html
> http://www.openantivirus.org

 Thanks alot. Hopefully I get my notebook working at the end of the week
so I can take a look at these.

> Several clients (including myself) want virusscanning at the mail
> gateway, but I was always reluctant to implement complex setups with
> dual queues or double sends which let setup maintnance costs explode.
> After browsing a bit through the URL there, exiscan v4 looks even more
> intresting, because with v2 one has to make sure that no exim -q is run
> _ever_ (which isn't as easy as it sounds).

 That's right. One thing that I have to test before I'll release the

> OAre there any plans to package exim v4 in the near future?

 Not by me.  I don't know what the exim maintainer thinks about that
though.  Cc: to him to let him not miss this, would be nice to get a
statement to that question.

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