[Samba] Antivirus for Windows with Linux administration console
jlittle_97 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 16 13:25:45 GMT 2005
> This is not a Samba question itself, but it's somewhat related to
> I am planning to replace the two Windows 2000 Server servers in a
> with two Samba PDCs with LDAP backend. Currently, those W2K servers
> Active Directory and the the antivirus management console. And this
is the only
> nuisance we are finding when moving from Windows Server to Samba PDC.
> If you have a Windows Server and Windows workstations, everything is
> you go to the server and deploy and manage the antivirus to the
> from the antivirus' management console (Panda Antivirus for Business,
> The problem is what to do if you have a Linux server and Windows
> Every management console I know (Kaspersky's, Panda's, Symantec's,
etc) is for
> Windows Server.
You could try Crossover Office on the PDC for running running the
console. They have a trial version at http://www.codeweavers.com/ .
> Do you guys know any way to deploy and manage a Windows antivirus
from a Linux
> server acting as a Samba PDC? (we are ready to move from Panda
Antivirus to any
> other antivirus as long as they provided a Linux management console)
Dr.Web (www.drweb.com) once ago announced Java based management console
for their corporate edition antivirus.
I don't like them much, I'm pretty fed up with running their antivirus
checking e-mail (and I'm happy with ClamAV since I replaced drweb with
clamav :-), they are good programmers, but management is not very good.
But if You pay money, probably they will pay more attention to your
> Thank you.
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