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Re: Applications for FC4

On Tue, 2004-11-16 at 10:48 -0300, Bites wrote:
> I believe tha is necessary put in next version:
>     samba-vscan (http://www.openantivirus.org/projects.php)
>  From site:
> "samba-vscan is a proof-of-concept module for Samba

personally the phrasing of this would make me hesitant "proof of

> , which uses the VFS 
> (virtual file system) features of Samba 2.2.x/3.0 to provide an 
> on-access Samba anti-virus. Of course, Samba has to be compiled with VFS 
> support. It currently works with ClamAV (clamd/libclamav) 
> <http://www.clamav.net>, FRISK F-Prot Daemon <http://www.f-prot.com/>, 
> F-Secure AV <http://www.f-secure.com/>, Kaspersky AntiVirus 
> <http://www.kaspersky.com/>, McAfee/NAI uvscan <http://mcafee.com/>, 
> mks32, OpenAntiVirus ScannerDaemon, Sophos Sweep 
> <http://www.sophos.com/>, Symantec AntiVirus Engine 
> <http://www.symantec.com/> (via ICAP <http://www.i-cap.org>) or Trend 
> Micro <http://www.antivirus.com>. *The latest release is 0.3.5 
> <http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=10590&package_id=29198&release_id=235034>*. 
> samba-vscan is maintained by Rainer Link <mailto:rainer openantivirus org>.
> samba-vscan is included in recent SUSE Linux / SUSE Linux Enterprise 
> Server versions. Unofficial samba-vscan RPMs for SuSE Linux / SLES / UL1 
> can be found at SUSE's FTP server for Samba 2.2 / 3.0 
> <ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/projects/samba/>. SUSE ships samba-vscan since 
> SUSE Linux 8.1 or so, RPMs for Mandrake Linux should be available as 
> well. samba-vscan is also in the FreeBSD ports collection. Some 
> unofficial debs for Debian woody can be grabbed here 
> <http://www.openantivirus.org/download/debian/>, but this debs should be 
> used for Samba packages built by Samba.org only! (thanks to Simo). "
> What do you think about that??? Does anybody know another option for 
> antivirus and samba???
I believe your best bet would be to try and get some one from fedora.us
or dag, or freshrpms to try and package this up, and once it has been
tested, it could find its way in by FC5 may be?

I doubt we would get it straight in to FC before that.
Douglas Furlong
Systems Administrator
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