Qmail-Scanner (aka scan4virus) is an addon that lets a Qmail Email server scan all gatewayed Email for certain characteristics. It is typically used for its anti-virus protection functions, but also enables a site (at a server/site level) to react to email that contains specific strings in particular headers, or particular attachment filenames or types. It also can be used as an archiving tool for auditing or backup purposes. Qmail-Scanner is integrated into the mail server at a lower level than some other *nix-based virus scanners, resulting in better performance. It is capable of scanning not only locally sent/received email, but also email that crosses the server in a relay capacity.
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://qmail-scanner.sourceforge.net/FAQ.php
released on 16 March 2004
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|GPLv2||Janet Casey||14 August 2003|
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