F-Prot for BSD WorkStation

Chris racerx at makeworld.com
Fri Mar 12 09:14:38 PST 2004

On Friday 12 March 2004 11:13 am, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > On Friday 12 March 2004 10:20 am, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> [ ... ]
> >> You might find that doing the full system scan takes up a lot of
> >> resources for some time (possibly hours), but that probably only matters
> >> if you happen to want to use the machine for something else then.
> >
> > I also use ClamAV.
> >
> > If resource utilization is an issue, the scanning strategy could be
> > changed to scan only email and /home areas frequently.  Full system scans
> > could be scheduled less frequently and during periods of low utilization.
> This is good advice, although one should beware that "/home" may comprise
> the vast majority of the storage space in use, particularly for companies,
> universities, and other organizations with lots of people.  9GB for the
> boot volume, ~75 GB for homedirs, and ~30GB for other files is what one
> fileserver of mine looks like.

I see where you all are going with this. Certainly makes sence to trim down 
the possible places to scan. 

Thank you all for the insight.

Best regards,

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