Re: clamd with clamsmtp vs mailscanner
- On Thursday, January 31, 2013 03:29:31 PM John Allen wrote:
> On 31/01/2013 6:59 AM, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:Personally, I use clamsmtp for virus scanning only and amavisd-new if the
> > i wanted to have an experienced suggestion from Pros. i have been
> > going through from different steps deploying clamav and spamassassin,
> > one is "mailscanner" and seccond one is "clamd with clamsmtp"
> > in your expert opinion which one is the right track to choose. like
> > which one is efficient in perspective of hardware utilization /
> > resources utilization , complexity and more appropriate approach
> > towards stable deployment.
> > Thanks
> Why not use Amavis-new as the mail scanner. It will handle the hand off
> to spamassassin and clamav and the return of scanned mail to postfix and
> there are several very good "How to"s on setting it up.
requirement is for both virus and spam scanning. They all have their
It also depends a bit on what O/S distribution you're using. In
Debian/Ubuntu, none of the people who maintain clamav use the milter so it
gets very light testing at the distribution level.