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geek-accountant

It does. I am using it right now. Kaspersky has caught 2 viruses the kids "tried" to download within the last month, both of which passed right by ClamAV. IMO, ClamAV is so weak that I have actually turned it off on my Untangle box. Why double scan when it's not going to catch anything anyway?

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ikon

Have you looked at the offerings available today? I know you and pcdoc have Kaspersky from before, but I no longer see it offered for new installs. I'm thinking maybe you are grandfathered in.

 

Edit: I just found this link in the UT forums: http://forums.untang...us-blocker.html. They're saying you need to install the CommTouch AV module so it can replace Kaspersky automatically when its license expires.

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geek-accountant

I actually let it lapse and didn't use Untangle for almost a year. A few months ago, I rebuilt the pfSense and Untangle box (no longer running them as VM's) and just got around to adding Kaspersky last month. So unless they removed it since then, it is still there.

 

What is the "CommTouch AV module"? Is that ClamAV? If so it should be there with the basic install. I didn't have to load anything in addition to Kaspersky.

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geek-accountant

Well WTC?? Are these guys any good? I liked Kaspersky and have never heard of Commtouch.

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geek-accountant

Nope, looks like Commtouch is just a spot or two above the pityful ClamAV. https://threatcenter.crdf.fr/?Stats

 

If that is the case, there goes one of the main reasons I use Untangle. I guess the Web Filter and Application Control will keep me using it for a bit longer.

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pcdoc

Well WTC?? Are these guys any good? I liked Kaspersky and have never heard of Commtouch.

 

Never heard of them till Untangle started using them. Propaganda looks pretty good.

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jmwills

Has anyone looked at Astaro?

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ikon

I looked at Astaro once; installed it on a box that had been running Untangle just fine. It pegged the CPU at 95%. I haven't tried it again since, but it seemed apparent that Astaro needs quite a bit more horsepower than pfSense or Untangle. Would love if someone else tried it for comparison.

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jmwills

I think I am going to play with it again this weekend.

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