Re: Anti Virus on Sun Solaris

From: Mike Austin (
Date: 11/18/02

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    Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 13:19:22 -0500 (EST)
    From: Mike Austin <>
    To: "K. K. Mookhey" <>

    On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, K. K. Mookhey wrote:

    > We are looking to implement an AntiVirus Solution for a Sendmail Mail Server
    > running on Sun Solaris (SunOS 5.7).
    > This has to be a Mail Gateway AV solution which must work in conjunction
    > with Sendmail. The mails must get scanned and filtered at the Mail Server
    > level itself.

    We are using Symantec's Norton AntiVirus for Internet Gateways 2.5.2,
    which delivers to open source sendmail.

    We've been fairly happy with the product.

    It's been replaced recently with Symantec Antivirus for SMTP Gateways,
    but should be basically the same product.

    > We have shortlisted Amavis as a possible solution, and possibly Trend
    > Micro's Interscan VirusWall for Solaris.

    We reviewed Amavis back when we picked a solution 18 months ago, and it
    just didn't scale then. That might have changed.

    We looked at Trend's product too, and it looked very promising, but was
    priced significantly higher than Symantec's product (like four times as


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