Questions about F-prot

David Banning david at
Wed Apr 9 00:39:36 PDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 01:58:27AM -0400, David Banning wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 12:45:27AM -0400, Dragoncrest wrote:
> > 	Ok, since I got all my other issues resolved, we're on to the next bit of 
> > fun.  F-prot.  Anyone know how to link that to my mail system so that it 
> > scans emails as they come in for viruses then deletes the messages?  I want 
> > it to scan for viruses, and when it finds them it nukes the email.  Anyone 
> > know?  Anyone even worked with F-prot yet?
> I use it with inflex. Once inflex was installed it was pretty easy 
> to setup to use F-prot. I have cron download the new virus files and
> install them every week. I never have to touch it. It scans every
> email going in and out.

I take that back. You having brought up the subject, I decided to test
sending a virus through and it -passed-. I found f-prot working
fine but something is amiss with inflex. The port is older. I wonder
if it's because sendmail now operates as user instead of root.

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