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Gateway Anti-Virus 4.1 Released

The Gateway Anti-Virus team is pleased to announce the 4.1 release of Gateway Anti-Virus. Gateway Anti-Virus allows applications across the enterprise to check files for viruses by providing a SOAP-based virus scanning web service. This minor release fixes a bug in the WSDL and adds version information to the server response.

You can find out more about the software on the project page:

http://gatewayav.sourceforge.net/... read more

Posted by Thomas Cort 2008-02-07

Gateway Anti-Virus 4.0 Released

The Gateway Anti-Virus team is pleased to announce the 4.0 release of Gateway Anti-Virus. Gateway Anti-Virus allows applications across the enterprise to check files for viruses by providing a SOAP-based virus scanning web service.

This release features a new user authentication system. This allows administrators to restrict who can access the service. Access logs, error logs and a summary page are also new in this release. Additional information, such as the number of virus signatures loaded, is now available to the client. Because of recent schema changes, any 3.0 clients will need to be updated to work with this release. ... read more

Posted by Thomas Cort 2008-01-02

Gateway Anti-Virus 3.0 Released

The Gateway Anti-Virus team is pleased to announce the 3.0 release of Gateway Anti-Virus. Gateway Anti-Virus allows applications across the enterprise to check files for viruses by providing a SOAP-based virus scanning web service.

Since the last release, the XML schema has been updated to include additional information for the client applications such as the name of the virus scanner library and its version. Any 2.0 clients will need to be updated to work with this release. A working client with test file are provided in the release as well as an example SOAP request and response. This release also includes enhanced error checking and error reporting. ... read more

Posted by Thomas Cort 2007-12-24

Gateway Anti-Virus 2.0 Released

The Gateway Anti-Virus team is pleased to announce the 2.0 release of Gateway Anti-Virus. Gateway Anti-Virus allows applications across the enterprise to check files for viruses by providing a SOAP-based virus scanning web service.

Since the last release, Gateway Anti-Virus has been completely re-written in php. This was due to a number of problems we experienced when we attempted to fix the underlying C language SOAP library and enhance it by adding SSL/TLS support. The new code base is much simpler and cleaner than the old C code. ... read more

Posted by Thomas Cort 2007-12-18

Gateway Anti-Virus 1.1 Released

The Gateway Anti-Virus team is pleased to announce the 1.1 release of Gateway Anti-Virus. Gateway Anti-Virus allows applications across the enterprise to check files for viruses by providing a SOAP-based virus scanning web service.

Since the last release, Gateway Anti-Virus has gone through a lot of changes. The software is now more configurable. The server can deploy the web service to any URL specified by the user and the client can connect to a web service running on any URL. The development team has ported the software to NetBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris and Mac OS X. A bug which caused gatewayavd to return the wrong exit code was fixed. Packaging was also improved. Additional documentation and unit tests were written.... read more

Posted by Thomas Cort 2007-10-02