PureMessage uses the Sophos Anti-Virus engine. Scanning options are configured via the PureMessage Manager or the sophos.conf configuration file.

The PureMessage applications and configuration files used to configure anti-virus scanning from the command line are:

  • /opt/pmx6/etc/init.d/pmx-vscan: A virus scanning service.

    Anti-Virus Policy Related Configuration Files

    • /opt/pmx6/etc/virus.conf : Specifies the action that should be performed if the virus engine fails.
    • /opt/pmx6/etc/virus.d/cantscan.conf : Specifies what action pmx_virus_clean should take if pmx_virus fails to scan a message attachment.
    • /opt/pmx6/etc/virus.d/sophos.conf : Contains the most commonly used Sophos Anti-Virus options.