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#1 2005-09-01 02:19:54

normc
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From: Ottawa, Canada
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Testing clamav

I tried to test Clamav by sending myself a test virus "eicar" but my ISP  caught it and sanitized it. Any suggestions on how to test.


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#2 2005-09-01 02:49:40

jftaylor21
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Re: Testing clamav

http://linux.sgms-centre.com/howto/sendmailclamav.php
I have never used clamav but according to this there should be some "test viruses" on your machine that clamav should pickup when scanned.

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#3 2005-09-01 04:16:39

cactus
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Re: Testing clamav

hmm. you could try local delivery..

mail -s "test virus" user@localhost < EICAR.txt


"Be conservative in what you send; be liberal in what you accept." -- Postel's Law
"tacos" -- Cactus' Law
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