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Re: Anti virus installations on Windows servers
From: Pavel Kankovsky <peak () argo troja mff cuni cz>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 14:38:10 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 29 Apr 2009, T Biehn wrote:

What do you suggest to use on a server that must accept uploads of
binaries from users?
Should these binaries be scanned by an anti-virus? Can we trust that
end users have competent Anti-Virus?

This question is a kind of non-sequitur because you have not told us
what kind of binaries are uploaded, where do they come from, what is 
the server supposed to do with them.

Let me fill the gaps myself for the sake of demonstration: Users compile 
their own programs for some obscure kind of embedded computer and upload 
the resulting binaries to a server that is supposed to archive them for 
future reference. Should these binaries be scanned by an anti-virus?
What do you think?

-- 
Pavel Kankovsky aka Peak                          / Jeremiah 9:21        \
"For death is come up into our MS Windows(tm)..." \ 21th century edition /

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