Re: Antivirus setup?
It would make sense that a number of us ISPs and hosting companies got
together and helped on of these antivirus initiatives.
While we have no choice but to use a commercial antivirus product on our
Web Hosting and email servers, some of our clients, such as the school
(which is why I am investigating this) and non-profits cannot afford to
buy these expensive products.
They don't have to be REALLY great... but at least detect the most common
virus going around and block/rename them.
I looked at Openantivirus... runs in Java.... I can see performance going
down the drain because the school's mail server is only a 586 with 128M
(or was it 64M) of ram...and they also run a small internal website for
teachers on it. So it obviously isn't any beefy server.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vector" <email@example.com>
To: "Jason Lim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 4:22 AM
Subject: Re: Antivirus setup?
> openantivirus is coming along nicely but not quite there yet. There are
> plans to integrate it with amavisd; in fact I think they just had some
> of joint conference, at least that's what I saw on their site. I thnk
> is the most promising but other than that you'll probably be hard
> find anything that is very good. I've been strugglying for something
> similar. My ISP's users are constantly infecting themselves as well.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jason Lim" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 3:37 AM
> Subject: Antivirus setup?
> > Hi all,
> > I was wondering if you guys know of any "open source" anti virus
> > I know about the ones that cost money, but I wonder if there is a
> > production-quality, open source solution. Perhaps something even we
> > contribute to, so the virus signature database is expanded, etc. (but
> > certainly isn't a requirement).
> > Failing that, any free solutions (a small secondary school needs this
> > because their students keep on infecting their computers... we let our
> > business customers handle it themselves on the client-side)?
> > TIA.
> > Jas
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