--On January 26, 2007 10:16:57 PM -0600 Martin McCormick
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Uvscan is McAfee's antivirus product. Did you install it? There's a conf
file in the files directory of that port. It defines AVSCANNER as
"/usr/local/bin/uvscan". That would require that you have McAfee
Antivirus for FreeBSD installed. If this machine handles lots of mail, I
wouldn't suggest you use that. Uvscan launches a shell for each time it's
called, and it will suck a lot of cpu and memory (based on our extensive
Has anyone gotten the port
/usr/ports/mail/antivirus-milter to work?
The system in question runs FreeBSD5.4 with sendmail and
bogofilter. Bogofilter is excellent at helping sort messages in
to spam or other folders if you generate a large wordlist.
One category of junkmail, however, is not true spam. It
is more a form of hacking in that it tries to implant viruses
like Johny Appleseed only this guy is Johny weedseed.
I got antivirus-milter to make and install but it
immediately failed when started:
failed to execve() /system/av/decullotage/uvscan
I would recommend that you install either clamav (security/clamav) or your
school's commercial product *if* it has a daemon for FreeBSD. If it's a
shell program like McAfee, I would *not* recommend it.
Once you have the av product installed, edit the conf file appropriately
and you should be up and running. You'll find the conf file in
Paul Schmehl ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas