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Re: AV gateway

I think you're misunderstanding what I want to do with it (or maybe I didn't explain it well). I was thinking of it more of a proxy, users can define whatever SMTP server they want and it gets redirected on the GW and sent through something (ClamAV) and sent on it's way I've been reading a bit more on how ClamAV works, and I don't think it's possible to do what I want. No problem, I can start to look at other stuff.


On May 18, 2004, at 3:44 PM, Chuck Yerkes wrote:

Quoting Jason Dixon (jason_(_at_)_dixongroup_(_dot_)_net):
On May 18, 2004, at 3:54 PM, Nick Buraglio wrote:
I'm looking for a solution for an opensource AV gateway.  I've done
some basic searching and poking around the lists and google.
Basically what I'm trying to do is catch and block the entry and more
importantly the departure of virii, worms, and other malicious code.
I have yet to see (in my little bit of looking) anyone that is
successfully doing this.  I had 3 ideas, from easiest to hardest.  I
don't know how feasable the last one is.  Any good ideas are welcome
and hereby solicited. I'm mainly concerned with SMTP since thats how
most get spread.

Don't know if it's doable? Are you sure you've googled or searched the

If it's something that AV scanners like ClamAV, F-Prot, Sophos, Vexira,
etc., have a signature for, it will definitely work on OpenBSD with
sendmail/milter or Postfix and Amavisd-new. Any emails with a
suspected virus/worm/etc will be blocked and quarantined locally

Step one: remove windows. Hey! There go 99.9% of the viruses and things that attack poorly written, easily exploited operating systems.

MimeDefang will wrangle ClamAV and Spamassassin.

I'm with Jasonh, where did you search that you missed this?  It's
all over comp.mail.sendmail and other mtas' groups, for sure.

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