Antivirus solutions

Peter McGarvey pmcgarvey at
Wed Mar 27 08:12:00 GMT 2002

McAfee's Virus scanner has a FreeBSD version.  

And if you are running McAfee atm you'll probably find you've already got 
a copy on the installation CD.

On Tuesday 26 March 2002 17:18 pm, Tim Wiser wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking at possibly moving our company email system off Microsoft
> Exchange 5.5 and onto FreeBSD with sendmail/qpopper/openldap.  All has
> gone well so far, but I'm wondering about how to implement virus
> protection at the server end.  This is particularly important as the
> company deals with many companies in the Far East, and according to the
> logs provided by McAfee (which is currently monitoring the Exchange box)
> we're getting several infected viruses every week.
> Are there any antivirus packages for BSD?  Ideally we would move the
> protection away from the server and put it onto the desktop, hence
> protecting against web-borne viruses, but at present I'd like to cover
> all bases.
> TIA,
> Tim.
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> Tim Wiser, IT Support Specialist
> timw at
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Peter McGarvey
System Administrator
Network Operations, VIA Networks UK

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