Anti Virus for mail server

Randy Smith randys at
Mon Sep 8 09:24:43 PDT 2003

On Mon, 8 Sep 2003, James Godwin wrote:

> Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2003 17:15:21 +0200
> From: James Godwin <james at>
> To: "freebsd-isp at" <freebsd-isp at>
> Subject: Anti Virus for mail server
> Hi,
> There has been no need for Anti Virus on our mail servers as most of our
> clients are Mac users and our windows clients have anti virus installed on
> their machines.
> Keeping windows virus updated updated is a mission so I was wondering what
> the ideal Anti Virus app I should use for our Sendmail and Qmail servers?

Amavis + clamav is reasonable if you want a "pure" OSS solution.

My mail server runs courier-mta+amavis-ng+f-prot serving 7500 accounts.
F-Prot is a fairly inexpensive system and runs fine on FreeBSD and Linux.

> Any ideas would be much appreciated.
> Kind regards,
> James
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Randy Smith
Amigo.Net Systems Administrator
1-719-589-6100 x 4185

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