Re: Anti-virus for Linux
From: Jason Wells (spinmaster_at_nospam.com)
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 03:07:28 GMT
Michael W Cocke wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 09:10:31 -0500, Bill Hagas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Anybody using anti-virus on their Linux servers?
>>I've been looking at F-Prot, Kaspersky, Veria (never used them for
>>Have you had experience with any of these on Linux or any recommendations
>>for other vendors?
> No one ever does research anymore - much easier to ask stupid
> questions first... This comes up about every week.
> The only reason you need an AV tool on linux is if you're using it as
> a file server for windows clients. What you consider as 'best' for an
> AV tool depends entirely on what you're trying to do.
> Personally, I use f-prot and clam in tandem to check incoming email
> attachments on my email server. On the windows workstations, use
> Norton AV and schedule a liveupdate daily - and delete internet
> exploder and outhouse express before you let the users see the system.
> If you can keep your head while those around you are losing theirs...
> You may have a great career as a network administrator ahead!
> Please note - Due to the intense volume of spam, we have installed
> site-wide spam filters at catherders.com. If email from you bounces,
> try non-HTML, non-encoded, non-attachments,
Can you still do updates after deleting iexplore.exe?