[CentOS] How to add ClamAV to Postfix?

Sat Mar 21 17:40:50 UTC 2009
Bill Campbell <centos at celestial.com>

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/

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