[clamav-users] ClamAV for EnterPrise

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Wed Apr 19 07:37:07 EDT 2017

All --

ClamAV does not have any plans on making an enterprise version or management console. We make a commercial product for that, which also uses ClamAV in its engine.  

I think that settles the conversation.  

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> On Apr 19, 2017, at 04:08, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>> Am 19.04.2017 um 07:16 schrieb crazy thinker:
>> @G.W Haywood..
>> it would be sounds good if you speak  in polite way.. evey one can bark on
>> others.. but that is not solution here. i hope you understand well
> that was polite after following your posts for some days now
>>> On 19 April 2017 at 02:00, G.W. Haywood <clamav at jubileegroup.co.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>> On Tue, 18 Apr 2017, crazy thinker wrote:
>>>  - I am looking for  below features in Enterprise Environment
>>>>  -
>>>>  - *Antivirus/Antispyware*
>>>>  - *Desktop Firewall*
>>>>  - *Intrusion Prevention*
>>>>  - *Browser Protection*
>>>>  - *Antivirus for Mac & Linux*
>>>>  - *Device & Application Control*
>>>>  - *Virtualization Features*
>>>>  - *Centralized and Granular Policy Management*
>>> The more questions you ask on this and the development list, the more
>>> painfully obvious it becomes to me that you have no idea what you are
>>> talking about.  The list which you have provided above is garbage; if
>>> you took that to a commercial supplier they would probably fall about
>>> laughing after they have sold you a lot of useless junk and shown you
>>> out of the door.
>>> The best thing you can do is get yourself some good training, so that
>>> you will become capable of making rational decisions based on sound
>>> (and not crazy) thinking.  You should expect the training, if pursued
>>> full-time, to take at least a couple of years to get you to the point
>>> where you at least know what a firewall does.  To know how properly to
>>> configure one would, if you were no more than an average pupil in the
>>> first course, probably take a couple more years.  If this sounds a bit
>>> like a batchelor's degree in computer science, that's not far wrong.
>>> The next best thing would be to employ someone competent, but with
>>> your current level of understanding I have no idea how you are going
>>> to be able to judge the competence of a prospective employee.
>>> To give you a rough idea of what level of skill you should be looking
>>> for, I would not allow someone with a new computer science degree to
>>> make unsupervised configuration changes to computer defences until he
>>> or she had worked for me for at least a few months - probably more
>>> like a couple of years - so that I could assess his/her capabilities.
>>> I managed to get a first class honours degree in engineering in 1976,
>>> I've been working with computers for over forty years, and I'm STILL
>>> learning new, interesting and sneaky tricks which could easily eat my
>>> lunch if I weren't careful.  It's a jungle out there, it really is.
>>> If you plan to risk the livelihoods of employees on your own present
>>> computer skills, then I'd have to say I think that is irresponsible,
>>> and with the present threat levels simply begging for trouble.
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