[clug-talk] antivirus for samba server
sgrover at open2space.com
Fri Sep 30 17:23:14 PDT 2005
I thought ClamAV would only detect viruses, not clean them. If this is true,
then I don't know if ClamAV is the best tool for use with Samba - it's
primarily used in conjunction with email servers (though I could be wrong
I use F-Prot though for scanning my mail, and seem to remember seeing methods
to integrate it with Samba.
On Friday 30 September 2005 17:50, Gustin Johnson wrote:
> Does clamav do realtime scanning? I know that this is a little OT, but
> this is the main reason that it is not on any desktops that I manage.
> For samba servers though, I have it run scheduled scans putting logs in all
> the usual places. Logcheck can then be set to email you if something goes
> On Friday 30 September 2005 11:25, Tek Budda wrote:
> > Travis Rousseau wrote:
> > > clam http://www.clamav.net/
> > >
> > > On 9/30/05, bogi <khangyi at shaw.ca> wrote:
> > >>Hi,
> > >>Any good suggestions for opensource virus detectors that would work
> > >> with a samba server and scan files ?
> > >>
> > >>Only OSS/GPL stuff :-)
> > Further to Travis's suggestion as well. There is a ClamAV client for
> > windows called clamwin (clamwin.com). There is also one for Mac OS X.
> > Not sure of the name but I believe they include it in the latest OS X
> > version (Tiger). I test drove the windows variant at work (before I got
> > canned) for deployment of a desktop antivirus solution to comliment the
> > Symantec stuff on the server. It worked excellent in my opinion with
> > less bloat than Norton, scheduled updates, scans and a quarentine
> > feature. You could also specify the directory where updates could be
> > downloaded so you could have one main system and the clients pull from
> > it.
> > If I ever get in a place that will allow it I would DEFINATELY deploy
> > this solution.
> > Cameron
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