I'll add it to our list.
One of our biggest problems is, that we can't include a commercial virus scanner.
What is a good FREE virusscanner for Linux ?
The following message was sent by Johannes Niess <j.niess@...> on 06 Aug 2002 12:37:47 +0200.
> I tried to join the DL mailing list, but got bitten by Sourcforge mail
> envelope header verification and our DL firewall blocking port 25 from
> outside. So I misused Sourceforge's Support Request ([ 588077 ]
> Feature Request: pop3vscan). I assumed this would end up in the
> DL mailing list archive, but it's not there and no other sign of beiing
> noticed. So I apologize for this unsolicited personal mail. The
> Sourceforge email went like this:
> I just found http://pop3vscan.sourceforge.net. It's a transparent
> virus scanning proxy for POP3 mail attachments. They are de-MIMEed and
> send to an external file virus scanner of your choice. I'd love to
> see it in Devil Linux. AFIK it's the only reasonable way to battle
> mail viruses if your POP3 mailbox and mail server is outside of your
> DL firewalled net and only POP3 clients are inside.
> Some features (exerpt from their web site):
> No client configuration necessary: Because POP3VScan is a full
> transparent proxy nothing but the scanning-server has to be
> Fast scanning: POP3VScan supports the Kaspersky Anti-Virus
> Daemon (kavd) and the Trophie Daemon (which uses the
> Trend-AV Engine). Using kavd a Pentium-133 was able to scan
> nearly 500 mails in just one minute!
> deMIMEing: Since most scanners doesn't support decoding of
> MIME-Messages we have to do, for high-speed we have it
> built-in (using ripmime).
> Flexible scanner-configuration: Almost every scanner can be
> configured easily. Just set the capabilities of your scanner, the
> exit-code it gives when a mail is found and make a regular-
> expression which tells how to extract the virusname.
> Notification: Instead of the virus we send a notification to the
> client, which can be customized using a template.
> Written in C ...which means that it's faster than using a
> It's free POP3VScan is released under the General Public License
> (GPL), which means that it's free to use and also the source is
> Johannes Nieß