[Esa-l]Re: Sircam virus filter

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Thu Aug 2 07:16:20 PDT 2001

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Juan Manuel Calvo wrote:

> I'm poisonig all executable extensions but Sircam fills the user
> mailboxes, some of my users get over a hundred infected messages
> overnight, mailbox strikes the quota and loose or delay more
> important messages.

If you're poisoning the messages, they should be quarantined and not
even delivered to the user mailboxes. Do you have a quarantine set up?

You may want to put it on a different filesystem than the user

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