AMaViS (A Mail Virus Scanner) scans e-mail attachments for viruses using third-party virus scanners available for UNIX environments. It resides on a UNIX (Linux) machine and looks through the attached files arriving via e-mail, generates reports when a virus is found and sets the delivery on hold.
|Tags||Communications Email Filters Security Networking Firewalls|
|Implementation||Unix Shell Perl C|
Release Notes: Added support for Command AntiVirus (CSAV) for Linux preliminary support for sendmail milter interface, requires Archive-Zip from CPAN! The unzip command is not needed anymore, new options to configure script. configure now checks for AvpBSDDaemon, too. Found virus(es) now listed in notification messages to sender and recipient(s); no notification message is returned to the sender if the sender address is empty, or if precedence is bulk/list. Drastically improved logging facility to make debugging easier.
Release Notes: This is a first snapshot release of amavisd, the daemonised version of AMaViS-Per. All improvements added between AMaViS-Perl-10 and AMaViS-Perl-11 are part of amavisd, too -- including milter support. There are two known issues: the test suite (make check) doesn't work, and qmail is not yet supported.