[ngw] virus protection for linux web access recommendation please
Peter Van Lone
petervl at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 14:21:00 UTC 2007
On 10/17/07, Tim Wohlford <tim at wohlford.net> wrote:
> 2. The WebAccess is just a web gui for the GW system. The data might pass
> through this server, but would "land" in the user's PO files. In that case,
> the traditional PO AV solutions — i.e., GWAVA — would kick in. If they are
> not already scanning attachments at the MTA or PO level, then I'd suggest
> that they consider it. Strongly.
I think the issue is that webaccess users, when they send email
"outbound", it by-passes the POA, so that POA AV scanning is not
performed against those messages.
I'm pretty sure they are still routed to the GWIA via the MTA though
... so if GWAVA does MTA scanning, they would be gotten there. Does it
do MTA scanning?
Perhaps Charles can enlighten us more on just why we might need a
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