update_virus_scanners(8) a script to update virus scanners used by MailScanner.


This manual page documents briefly the update_virus_scanners options.

This manual page was written for the Debian(TM) distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.

update_virus_scanners is helper script for MailScanner, a freely distributable E-Mail gateway virus scanner and spam detector. update_virus_scanners tests which virus scanners are installed and tries to update them.

To find installed virus scanners update_virus_scanners uses the list of virus scanners, their wrappers and location, in /etc/MailScanner/virus.scanners.conf. To update a virus scanner it calls the correspondig update scipt in /etc/MailScanner/autoupdate/.


This manual page was written by Simon Walter [email protected] for the Debian(TM) system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.


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