Re: replacing sanitizer w/ amavisd-new
Thanks for your reply.
> Might I suggest MailScanner?
You might, some specific problems with amavisd-new that aren't present in
MailScanner might be even more helpful.
# mailscanner system, works with Postfix and other MTAs. This
uses unsupported methods to manipulate Postfix queue files, and there are
multiple reports of message duplication and/or delivery of truncated
On Sat, 10 Jan 2004, Michael Loftis wrote:
> Might I suggest MailScanner? For me it's been MUCH more reliable and
> flexible. In fact I'm gearing up to replace amavisd-new with MailScanner
> at work. We've run into some bugs with the latest version (4.24
> specifically), but the verison I'm using on FreeBSD 4.22.5 is solid, and
> the version in debian stable 3.13.2 should also be very solid.
> It works with a slew of AV scanners,a nd integrating with one it doesn't
> support natively is simple as editing a few files. The thing has about
> 1000 some odd settings though so it can be daunting to set up.
> --On Saturday, January 10, 2004 15:12 -0500 Dan MacNeil
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Right now we use sanitizer (stable package) to call a virus scanner and to
> > strip script,img, style, etc tags
> > We're thinking of switching to amavisd-new (unstable) and clamav (testing)
> > because while sanitizer strips out the virus, it still passes the junk
> > message through. We'd like to be able to drop virus infected messages to
> > the floor. Another (very minor) consideration is that sanitizer is not a
> > daemon and pays a speed penalty every time it is launched.
> > The problem I see looking at the docs is that amavisd-new doesn't strip
> > out potentially evil html.
> > The direction, we're drifting is to run sanitizer after amavisd-new. (I
> > think postfix can run filters in sequence)
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