[clamav-users] Scanning emails

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Sun Mar 29 10:33:53 EDT 2020

>* Bev Clues via clamav-users:
>> Can you tell me if clamd / clamdscan will scan email attachments as
>> well as the email file.

On 29.03.20 15:35, Ralph Seichter via clamav-users wrote:
>Clamdscan will scan whatever you pass as an argument. However, with
>email it is common practice to have additional software like Amavis
>(https://gitlab.com/amavis/amavis) that splits mail into its MIME parts,
>including attachments, and then call ClamAV to check the segments.

clamav-milter can plug clamav to sendmail or postfix and clamd can scan
attachments directly, amavis is not really needed.
not that amavis is bad, but for scanning, clamav-milter is enough.

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