[CentOS] How to add ClamAV to Postfix?

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Sat Mar 21 21:38:18 UTC 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.
> 
> Is there some standard way of adding AV to Postfix?


ClamAV with Amavisd for Postfix is documented on the Wiki:

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd



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