[CentOS] How to add ClamAV to Postfix?

Per Qvindesland per at norhex.com
Sat Mar 21 19:18:38 UTC 2009


Hi

Have you tried this how to:
http://www.opensourcehowto.org/how-to/postfix/postfix--clamav--mailscanner--
dovecot--ilohamail.html

Just skip the setup stuff for postfix and change the dowload link for clamav
to http://crash.fce.vutbr.cz/crash-hat/centos/5/clamav/

Or this how to: 
http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual_users_postfix_courier_mailscanner_clamav_c
entos

Per


On 3/21/09 6:58 PM, "Xn Nooby" <xnooby at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Bill Campbell <centos at celestial.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009, Xn Nooby wrote:
>>> I sent this email to the Rehdat list, but I thought the Centos users
>>> might be more inclined to have the command-line solution I am looking
>>> for, so I thought I would post it here too:
>>> 
>>> I would like to add anti-virus to my email server. Currently I have
>>> Postfix, Dovecot, PHP, and Squirrelmail installed.  The users only use
>>> Squirrelmail to access mail. I am looking for command-line
>>> instructions, since I have limited access to the server itself (I am
>>> using SSH). ClamAV seems to be most common linux AV package, so I
>>> assume I should be using that.
>>> 
>>> I'm not sure if I should be using Amavisd or MailScanner, or neither.
>>> I believe I need one of them to act as the glue that connects Postfix
>>> to ClamAV. Apparently none of these packages
>>> (Amavisd/MailScanner/ClamAV) are part of RHEL5, so I have to get the
>>> RPMS from somewhere else.
>> 
>> We use amavisd-new with clamav.
>> 
>>> Is there some standard way of adding AV to Postfix?
>> 
>> This is well documented at http://www.postfix.org/
>> 
>> Bill
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> 
> Hi Bill,
> 
> I think the only ClamAV link on the Postfix site ultimately resolves to here:
> 
> http://www.postfixvirtual.net
> 
> Are these instructions you are referring to?
> 
> I can try those instrutions, but I had been scared off by the authors
> initial disclaimer:
> 
> "Dear Reader, this howto hasn't been updated since 2006 and has some
> parts which are missing. You may end up installing a non-working
> postfix but I believe it can help you to guide through the
> installation steps if you know what you are doing:)"
> 
> Or perhaps there was another link from postfix.org?
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