Re: Comparison of antivirals for postfix on Debian
On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 15:26, Chris Evans wrote:
> I haven't seen this recently, sorry if I've looked through it.
> I run a small, opt-in, Email list server for charities on Debian
> stable with postfix and spamassassin. I was using RAV-postfix but
> since M$ have bought them out and my subscription is running out, I
> have to replace RAV. I'm looking at Kaspersky and Vexira at present
> but trying to find comparative experiences from people who know what
> they're talking about. Any views anyone?
I've never tried Vexira as we are happy with our Postfix/Amavis setup
running some bigger mailserver setups (+10k user each, some clustered).
As backend-scanner we used Kaspersky (kavdaemon) but switched to F-Prot
a few days ago as kavdaemon crashed at random intervals on some servers
while others run rock-stable.
Both, Kaspersky and F-Prot can use a daemon as backend which speeds up
the scanning-process significantly if you have larger amounts of mails
going through your system.
For US $ 300 per server you can get the Fileserver-Version of F-Prot
which includes the daemon-scanner and it seems like there are no
additional fees (like subscription, updates, ...)
Installation on Debian is really straightforward and even supported!
(i.e. documented in INSTALL)
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