Anti-virus for FreeBSD

Adrian Huryn a at
Wed Mar 23 12:14:07 UTC 2016

Hello. Did you gry dr.Web AV for FreeBSD?

Dnia 23 marca 2016 12:46:06 CET, Olivier Nicole <Olivier.Nicole at> napisał(a):
>> I terms of mail you are not limited to unix bases solutions. Exim for
>> example as the ability to pass the mail to a host:port for scanning.
>> means you are not limited via os and therefore av vendor.
>And Amavis can do that too. But I would prefer to avoid that because:
>- it's one more system to manage, update, etc. Even more, a different
>  system.
>- sending the mail body through the net is less efficient than sending
>  it through a Unix socket (if the AV is on the same machine).
>best regards,
>> On 23 March 2016 at 06:01, Wayne Sierke <ws at> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2016-03-22 at 09:07 +0000, krad wrote:
>>> > Other than that clamav
>>> > is good enough.
>>> I'm curious as to whether that's an objective or subjective view?
>>> I've got clam-av set up on a couple of mail boxes scanning incoming
>>> messages and find a worrying amount of viral content still gets
>>> through. Even after submitting false-negative reports, manual tests
>>> conducted (days!) later have failed to detect them.
>>> To be fair, some of that also fails to be detected initially by
>>> commercial AV scanners on MS Windows. However in one instance, for
>>> example, one AV provider had an update deployed and distributed less
>>> than two hours after they were notified.
>>> I've submitted suspect attachments to the Virus-Total web site to
>>> that it was already submitted previously, sometimes long ago, and
>>> av is listed with a negative detection result.
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