VFS Virus Scanner idea...
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Thu Sep 12 20:35:00 GMT 2002
I figured that if I asked around a bit magic would happen. I just found
out about OpenAntiVirus a few minutes ago. Thanks for the pointer!
On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 10:14:29PM +0200, Juergen Hasch wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 12. September 2002 21:30 schrieb Christopher R. Hertel:
> > I was at a meeting today and one of the participants came up to me after
> > the meeting to ask a Samba-related question. The problem he is facing
> > is that he's got a bunch of Windows clients which are, of course,
> > vulnerable to viruses and such. During the meeting there was some
> > discussion of software that would run on a Novell NetWare server and scan
> > for windows viruses in "real time". The question was: could this be done
> > with Samba?
> > After thinking a moment it occurred to me that it should be possible to
> > build a Samba VFS layer that would do virus scanning *iff* there is Open
> > Source virus scanning software available. Files could be scanned on open,
> > create, close.
> > I don't know if this idea has been suggested before. I think it would be
> > a very nice feature for Samba if it could be made to work.
> It's all done, just look at www.openantivirus.org. Under "projects" you will
> find the samba-vscan module from Rainer Link.
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